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English definition of “revel in sth”

revel in sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with revel   /ˈrev.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) literary us  
to get great pleasure from a situation or an activity: She's revelling in her newly found freedom. He revelled in his role as team manager.Celebrating and entertainingTaking pleasure in something
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