revel in


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See: relish
References in classic literature ?
But at my distance of time and place I could safely revel in his friendship, and as an author I certainly found him a most charming companion.
No, De Vac would find other means of satisfying his wounded pride, he would revel in revenge against this man for whom he felt no loyalty.
Meg could walk in the conservatory whenever she liked and revel in bouquets, Jo browsed over the new library voraciously, and convulsed the old gentleman with her criticisms, Amy copied pictures and enjoyed beauty to her heart's content, and Laurie played `lord of the manor' in the most delightful style.
Sometimes when some outrage of peculiar offensiveness stung her to the heart, she would plan schemes of vengeance and revel in the fancied spectacle of his exposure to the world as an imposter and a slave; but in the midst of these joys fear would strike her; she had made him too strong; she could prove nothing, and--heavens, she might get sold down the river for her pains
I've remarked that your Puritans revel in that color.
Seventy-five insurance companies--63 property/casualty carriers and 12 life/health insurers--also had reason to revel in 2013.