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 for rejoicing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rejoicing \Re*joi"cing\ (-s?ng), n.
     1. Joy; gladness; delight.
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              We should particularly express our rejoicing by love
              and charity to our neighbors.         --R. Nelson.
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     2. The expression of joy or gladness.
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              The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the
              tabernacles of the righteous.         --Ps. cxviii.
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     3. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.
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              Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever,
              for they are the rejoicing of my heart. --Ps. cxix.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy. --Ps. xxxi. 7.
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     Syn: Syn. To delight; joy; exult; triumph.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: joyful and proud especially because of triumph or
             success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day";
             "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout" [syn:
             exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful,
             rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]
      n 1: a feeling of great happiness
      2: the utterance of sounds expressing great joy [syn:
         exultation, rejoicing, jubilation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "rejoicing":
     anniversaries, buxom, celebrating, celebration, ceremony,
     commemoration, delighting, dressing ship, elate, elated, exultant,
     exulting, fanfare, fanfaronade, festivity, flourish of trumpets,
     flushed, frivolous, gleeful, hilarious, holiday, jocular, jocund,
     jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, jubilant, jubilee, laughter-loving,
     marking the occasion, memorialization, memory, merry, mirth-loving,
     mirthful, observance, ovation, religious rites, remembrance, revel,
     risible, rite, ritual observance, salute, salvo, solemn observance,
     solemnization, testimonial, testimonial banquet,
     testimonial dinner, toast, tribute, triumph

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