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gloat

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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12 in 12 verses (in OT : 12 in 12 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gloatv. i. [Akin to Icel. glotta to smile scornfully, G. glotzen to gloat.].
  •  To look steadfastly; to gaze earnestly; to gaze with passionate desire, lust, or avarice.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To gaze with malignant satisfaction; to exult maliciously, sometimes also triumphantly, in another's loss or discomfort; -- usually in a bad sense.  [1913 Webster]
    "In vengeance gloating on another's pain."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

gloat, v. & n.
--v.intr. (often foll. by on, upon, over) consider or contemplate with lust, greed, malice, triumph, etc. (gloated over his collection).
--n.
1 the act of gloating.
2 a look or expression of triumphant satisfaction.

Derivative
gloater n. gloatingly adv.
Etymology
16th c.: orig. unkn., but perh. rel. to ON glotta grin, MHG glotzen stare

THESAURUS

gloat

bore, crane, crane the neck, crow, crow over, delight, delight in, exult, exult in, eye, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat over, glory, glory in, goggle, joy, jubilate, look, ogle, peer, revel in, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare down, stare hard, triumph

ROGET THESAURUS

gloat

Vision

VB see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken, get a sight of, have a sight of, catch a sight of, get a glimpse of, have a glimpse of, catch a glimpse of, command a view of, witness, contemplate, speculate, cast the eyes on, set the eyes on, be a spectator of, look on, see sights, see at a glance, look, view, eye, lift up the eyes, open one's eye, look at, look on, look upon, look over, look about one, look round, survey, scan, inspect, run the eye over, run the eye through, reconnoiter, glance round, glance on, glance over turn one's looks upon, bend one's looks upon, direct the eyes to, turn the eyes on, cast a glance, observe, watch, see with one's own eyes, watch for, peep, peer, pry, take a peep, play at bopeep, look full in the face, look hard at, look intently, strain one's eyes, fix the eyes upon, rivet the eyes upon, stare, gaze, pore over, gloat on, leer, ogle, glare, goggle, cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance.


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