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rejoice


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rejoice  \Re*joice"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  enjoy.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Peacock. 
 
  2.  To  give  joy  to  to  make  joyful;  to  gladden. 
 
  I  me  rejoysed  of  my  liberty.  --Chaucer. 
 
  While  she  great  saint,  rejoices  heaven.  --Prior. 
 
  Were  he  [Cain]  alive,  it  would  rejoice  his  soul  to 
  see  what  mischief  it  had  made  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  Syn:  To  please;  cheer;  exhilarate;  delight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rejoice  \Re*joice"\,  n. 
  The  act  of  rejoicing.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rejoice  \Re*joice"\  (r[-e]*jois"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Rejoiced}  (-joist");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Rejoicing} 
  (-joi"s?ng).]  [OE.  rejoissen  OF  resjouir  resjoir  F. 
  r['e]jouir;  pref.  re-  re-  +  OF  esjouir  esjoir  F. 
  ['e]jouir,  to  rejoice;  pref.  es-  (L.  ex-)  +  OF  jouir,  joir, 
  F.  jouir,  from  L.  gaudere  to  rejoice.  See  {Joy}.] 
  To  feel  joy;  to  experience  gladness  in  a  high  degree;  to  have 
  pleasurable  satisfaction;  to  be  delighted.  ``O,  rejoice 
  beyond  a  common  joy.''  --Shak. 
 
  I  will  be  glad  and  rejoice  in  thy  mercy.  --Ps.  xxxi.  7. 
 
  Syn:  To  delight;  joy;  exult;  triumph. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rejoice 
  v  1:  feel  happiness  or  joy  [syn:  {joy}] 
  2:  to  express  great  joy:  "As  if  the  sea,  and  sky,  and  earth, 
  rejoiced  with  new-born  liberty."  Shelley  [syn:  {exult},  {triumph}, 
  {jubilate}] 
  3:  be  ecstatic  with  joy  [syn:  {revel},  {wallow},  {triumph}] 




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