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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of glory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Illustrious; honorable; noble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Held in glory or honor; honored.
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Not long ago John McCain gloried in the reflected glow of the media.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
What was subconscious became conscious, what, back in the past, was a mere adumbration gloried out in Aurora splendours.
Sanford Sigoloff 1930 - 2011 Sanford Sigoloff gloried in the nickname "Ming the Merciless," for the mass firings he triggered as a corporate turnaround specialist.
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.