from The Century Dictionary.

  • Held in glory or honor; honored.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Illustrious; honorable; noble.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of glory.


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  • Not long ago John McCain gloried in the reflected glow of the media.

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  • In her last published sentence at the end of _Persuasion_ the author tells us how her Anne Elliot 'gloried' in being the wife of a sailor; and no doubt she had a similar feeling with regard to her two naval brothers.

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  • Sanford Sigoloff 1930 - 2011 Sanford Sigoloff gloried in the nickname "Ming the Merciless," for the mass firings he triggered as a corporate turnaround specialist.

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  • Then, again, it was only yesterday that it would have hurt him, Blanche's rubbing her feet; but now he gloried in Frona's permitting it, and his heart went out in a more kindly way to Blanche.

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  • He could have endured poverty; and while this distress had been the meed of his virtue, he gloried in it: but the ingratitude of the Turk, and the loss of his beloved Safie, were misfortunes more bitter and irreparable.

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  • What was subconscious became conscious, what, back in the past, was a mere adumbration gloried out in Aurora splendours.

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  • Rather than suggest, perhaps, the Surge fell short of its exalted goals and gloried, storied distinctions, they will ignore what is right in front of their faces.

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  • “She surely deserves it all,” Graham murmured, although vaguely hurt in that the addle-pated, alphabet-obsessed, epicurean anarchist of an Irishman who gloried in being a loafer and a pensioner should even mildly be in love with the Little Lady.

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  • Remembrances | 1944-2011 Bijan Pakzad gloried in offering "the costliest men's wear in the world" at a Beverly Hills showroom so exclusive that even presidents and princes had to make an appointment.

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  • And, Thom, Thom, I should not like to be John Fairfax in the night-watches of the years to come, in the night-watches, when his eyes shall see, not the sun-gloried hair of the woman by his side, but the dark tresses of a mate forsaken in the forests of the North.



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