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noun (plural: glories)
  1. Great beauty or splendour, of such overwhelmingness that it is considered powerful.
  2. honour, Honour and valour.
  3. worship, Worship or praise, as in glory to God.
  4. optical, Optical phenomenon caused by water dropplets.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lof , dankzegging
  • French: gloire
  • Italian: gloria
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: gloria
verb (glor, i, ed)
  1. To exult with joy; to rejoice.
    • 1891: w:Thomas Hardy, Thomas Hardy, s:Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Tess of the d'Urbervilles
      : He says he glories in what happened, and that good may be done indirectly; but I wish he would not so wear himself out now he is getting old, and would leave such pigs to their wallowing.
      1. To boast; to be proud.
Etymology: Latin gloria


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