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rejoice

Pronunciation: /rɪˈdʒɔɪs/

Translation of rejoice in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • alegrarse mucho, regocijarse [literary/literario] she rejoiced at the news la noticia la llenó de alegría, se alegró mucho con la noticiato rejoice to + infinitive/infinitivo we rejoiced to see her alive nos alegramos inmensamente de verla con vida to rejoice that [literary/literario], alegrarse de que (followed by subjunctive/seguido por subjuntivo)

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [literary/literario] alegrar
    Example sentences
    • Blunsdon may be rejoicing at the recent decision to build a bypass for the village but compulsory purchase orders for the land required could threaten a number of businesses.
    • Can he really believe that this depiction of extreme violence, with Roman torturers rejoicing at what they do, will somehow make the world a better place?
    • Not everyone was rejoicing at Thompson's appointment, however.
    Example sentences
    • At the latter, another Scottish desk sergeant told me the head of the Scottish Flying Squad, who rejoiced in the name of Fletcher Catchpole, was celebrating his ‘collar’ in the next-door pub.
    • Yes, she grew up in Kikbirnie, heartland of the Ayrshire steelworks, where her school chums rejoiced in names like Lenin McKay and Joseph Stalin McGregor.
    • The client is an extremely rich businessman with a ‘Russian’ accent rejoicing in the name of PG Wodehouse.

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