gloried gloried

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of high honor
  2. (n) brilliant radiant beauty
  3. (n) an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  4. (v) rejoice proudly

Usage(s):

  1. Delp gloried in the attention of railbirds and backstretch buddies.
  2. Sweden's Queen Christina gloried in pants, as did Novelist George Sand.
  3. Jack O'Brian, 51, who gloried in making enemies during his 15 caustic years covering TV for Hearst's New York Journal-American, will probably make just as many in his new job.

News

  • Why Ambient Noise Makes You More Productive (And Three Apps That Do It Right)

    Too restless for silence, I have long been on the hunt for the perfect mood music for writing. So when I found myself using the new iOS app Thunderspace more and more to help me focus and stay productive, I started wondering why it worked so well. It's not that I was skeptical of Thunderspace at first––it's just that I didn't care how this gloried white–noise app worked under the hood. Lots of ...
    on August 19, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. "So far as air strategy was concerned," adds British historian AJP Taylor, "the British outdid German frightfulness first in theory, later in practice, and a nation which claimed to be fighting for a moral cause gloried in the extent of its...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: AJP Taylor Source: Yahoo! News

  2. "I met and began a romance with a Brazilian fashion model, and gloried in the envy of my friends," wrote McCain. "We danced on the terrace overlooking the bay until one o'clock in the morning, when I felt her cheek was moist."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

  3. Julian Bond remembers, Kunstler "gloried in appearing in these courtrooms. He saw it as a real challenge and leapt to the challenge."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Julian Bond Source: PopMatters

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