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There were tears of joy in her eyes.
Penny could have shouted with joy.
He could hardly contain his joy at seeing her again.
To my joy, the meeting was canceled.
Discover the joys of skiing.
It was a real joy to see the children playing happily together at last.
Her delight was a joy to watch.
Jonathan flies for the sheer joy of exploring what he can do.
This is the American English definition of joy. View British English definition of joy.
to kill someone in a violent way