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glory

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Interjection
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Glo=ry
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197 in 179 verses (in OT : 64 in 60 verses) (in NT : 133 in 119 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gloryn. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle`os, Skr. glory, praise, to hear. See Loud.].
  •  Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.  [1913 Webster]
    "Glory to God in the highest."  [1913 Webster]
    "Spread his glory through all countries wide."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Think it no glory to swell in tyranny."  [1913 Webster]
    "Jewels lose their glory if neglected."  [1913 Webster]
    "Your sex's glory 't is to shine unknown."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.  [1913 Webster]
    "In glory of thy fortunes."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.  [1913 Webster]
    " This is the general term; when confined to the head it is properly called nimbus; when encircling the whole body, aureola or aureole."  [1913 Webster]
Glory hole, an opening in the wall of a glass furnace, exposing the brilliant white light of the interior. Knight. -- Glory pea (Bot.), the name of two leguminous plants (Clianthus Dampieri and C. puniceus) of Australia and New Zeland. They have showy scarlet or crimson flowers. -- Glory tree (Bot.), a name given to several species of the verbenaceous genus Clerodendron, showy flowering shrubs of tropical regions.
gloryv. i. [OE. glorien, OF. glorier, fr. L. gloriari, fr. gloria glory. See Glory, n.].
  •  To exult with joy; to rejoice.  [1913 Webster]
    "Glory ye in his holy name."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To boast; to be proud.  [1913 Webster]
    "God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ."  [1913 Webster]
    "No one . . . should glory in his prosperity."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glory, n. & v.
--n. (pl. -ies)
1 high renown or fame; honour.
2 adoring praise and thanksgiving (Glory to the Lord).
3 resplendent majesty or magnificence; great beauty (the glory of Versailles; the glory of the rose).
4 a thing that brings renown or praise; a distinction.
5 the bliss and splendour of heaven.
6 colloq. a state of exaltation, prosperity, happiness, etc. (is in his glory playing with his trains).
7 an aureole, a halo.
8 an anthelion.
--v.intr. (often foll. by in, or to + infin.) pride oneself; exult (glory in their skill).

Idiom
glory be!
1 a devout ejaculation.
2 colloq. an exclamation of surprise or delight. glory-box Austral. & NZ a box for women's clothes etc., stored in preparation for marriage.
glory-hole
1 colloq. an untidy room, drawer, or receptacle.
2 US an open quarry. glory-of-the-snow = CHIONODOXA. go to glory sl. die; be destroyed.
Etymology
ME f. AF & OF glorie f. L gloria

THESAURUS

glory

Babylonian splendor, Beulah, Beulah Land, Heaven, Land of Beulah, O, Paradise, a better place, acclaim, accolade, adoration, adulation, annular muscle, annulus, anthelion, antisun, apotheosis, areola, aura, aureole, beauty, benediction, bepraisement, better world, blare, blaze, blaze of glory, blazing light, blessing, blinding light, boast, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, brilliant light, burst of light, caper, caracole, carol, celebrity, chaplet, character, charisma, chirp, chirrup, circle, circlet, circuit, circumference, circus, clap hands, closed circle, congratulation, consequence, corona, coronet, countersun, credit, crow, crow over, crown, cycle, dance, dazzling light, deification, delight, diadem, dignity, discus, disk, distinction, eclat, effulgence, elaborateness, elegance, eloge, eminence, encomium, envelope, esteem, eternal home, eternal return, eternity, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excellence, excessive praise, exult, fairy ring, fame, famousness, figure, flamboyance, flattery, flood of light, frisk, frolic, fulgor, gambol, garland, glamour, glare, glaring light, gloat, gloat over, glorification, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness, gratitude, great honor, greatness, halo, happy hunting ground, heaven above, heavenly kingdom, hero worship, heroism, high heaven, holiness, homage, hommage, honor, idolatry, idolizing, illustriousness, immortality, immutability, imposingness, impressiveness, infinite goodness, infinite justice, infinite love, infinite mercy, infinite power, infinite wisdom, infinity, joy, jubilate, kingdom come, kingdom of God, kingdom of glory, kingdom of heaven, kudos, lasso, laud, laudation, lavishness, light, lilt, lionizing, loftiness, logical circle, loop, looplet, lunar corona, lunar halo, luster, luxuriousness, luxury, magic, magic circle, magnanimity, magnification, magnificence, majesty, meed of praise, memorability, mock moon, mock sun, moon dog, mystique, name, nimbus, nobility, noose, notability, noteworthiness, notoriety, notoriousness, numinousness, omnipotence, omnipotency, omnipresence, omniscience, omnisciency, orbit, ornament, otherworld, overpraise, paean, pageantry, panegyric, paraselene, parhelic circle, parhelion, plushness, pomp, popularity, poshness, praise, presence of God, prestige, prominence, proudness, publicity, radiance, radiancy, radiant splendor, radius, rainbow, realm of light, reclame, recognition, refulgence, refulgency, rejoice, relish, remarkableness, renown, report, reputation, repute, resplendence, resplendency, revel, reverence, ring, ritziness, rollick, romp, rondelle, round, roundel, salience, saucer, show off, sing, skip, skip for joy, solar corona, solar halo, sovereignty, sphincter, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, state, stateliness, streaming light, sublimity, sumptuousness, sun dog, thanksgiving, the Promised Land, the bubble reputation, the happy land, the world above, tribute, triumph, ubiquity, unity, veneration, vicious circle, vividness, vogue, wheel, whistle, worship, wreath

ROGET THESAURUS

glory

Deity

N deity, Divinity, Godhead, Godship, Omnipotence, Providence, Heaven (metonymically), divineness, divinity, God, Lord, Jehovah, Jahweh, Allah, The Almighty, The Supreme Being, The First Cause, the Prime Mover, Ens Entium, Author of all things, Creator of all things, Author of our being, Cosmoplast, El, The Infinite, The Eternal, The All-powerful, The All-wise, The All- merciful, The All-holy, infinite power, infinite wisdom, infinite goodness, infinite justice, infinite truth, infinite mercy, omnipotence, omniscience, omnipresence, unity, immutability, holiness, glory, majesty, sovereignty, infinity, eternity, The Trinity, The Holy Trinity, The Trinity in Unity, The Triune God, God the Father Son and Holy Ghost, God the Father, The Maker, The Creator, The Preserver, creation, preservation, divine government, Theocracy, Thearchy, providence, ways of Providence, dealings of Providence, dispensations of Providence, visitations of Providence, God the Son, Jesus, Christ, The Messiah, The Anointed, The Saviour, the Redeemer, The Mediator, The Intercessor, The Advocate, The Judge, The Son of God, The Son of Man, The Son of David, The Lamb of God, The Word, Logos, Emmanuel, Immanuel, The King of Kings and Lord of Lords, The King of Glory, The Prince of Peace, The Good Shepherd, The Way, The Truth, The Life, The Bread of Life, The Light of the World, The Lord our, The Sun of Righteousness, The Pilot of the Galilean lake, The Incarnation, The Hypostatic Union, salvation, redemption, atonement, propitiation, mediation, intercession, judgment, God the Holy Ghost, The Holy Spirit, Paraclete, The Comforter, The Spirit of Truth, The Dove, inspiration, unction, regeneration, sanctification, consolation, eon, aeon, special providence, deus ex machina, avatar, almighty, holy, hallowed, sacred, divine, heavenly, celestial, sacrosanct, all-knowing, all-seeing, all-wise, omniscient, superhuman, supernatural, ghostly, spiritual, hyperphysical, unearthly, theistic, theocratic, anointed, soterial, Adj, jure divino, by divine right, Domine dirige nos, en Dieu est ma fiance, et sceleratis sol oritur, He mounts the storm and walks upon the wind, Thou great First Cause, least understood, sans Dieu rien.

Heaven

N heaven, kingdom of heaven, kingdom of God, heavenly kingdom, throne of God, presence of God, inheritance of the saints in light, Paradise, Eden, Zion, abode of the blessed, celestial bliss, glory, Olympus, Elysium (paradise), Elysian fields, Arcadia, bowers of bliss, garden of the Hesperides, third heaven, Valhalla, Walhalla (Scandinavian), Nirvana (Buddhist), happy hunting grounds, Alfardaws, Assama, Falak al aflak the highest heaven (Mohammedan), future state, eternal home, eternal reward, resurrection, translation, resuscitation, apotheosis, deification, heavenly, celestial, supernal, unearthly, from on high, paradisiacal, beatific, elysian, looks through nature up to the nature's god, the great world's altarstairs, that slope through darkness up to God, the treasury of everlasting joy, vigeur de dessus.

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.

Light

N light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil, sunbeam, moonbeam, aurora, day, sunshine, light of day, light of heaven, moonlight, starlight, sunlight, daylight, broad daylight, noontide light, noontide, noonday, noonday sun, glow, glimmering, glint, play of light, flood of light, phosphorescence, lambent flame, flush, halo, glory, nimbus, aureola, spark, scintilla, facula, sparkling, emication, scintillation, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulguration, flame, lightning, levin, ignis fatuus, luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion, reflection, gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendor, effulgence, refulgence, fulgor, fulgidity, dazzlement, resplendence, transplendency, luminousness, luminosity, lucidity, renitency, nitency, radiance, radiation, irradiation, illumination, actinic rays, actinism, Roentgen-ray, Xray, photography, heliography, photometer, optics, photology, photometry, dioptrics, catoptrics, chiaroscuro, clairobscur, clear obscure, breadth, light and shade, black and white, tonality, reflection, refraction, dispersion, refractivity, shining, luminous, luminiferous, lucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous, light, lightsome, bright, vivid, splendent, nitid, lustrous, shiny, beamy, scintillant, radiant, lambent, sheen, sheeny, glossy, burnished, glassy, sunny, orient, meridian, noonday, tide, cloudless, clear, unclouded, unobscured, gairish, garish, resplendent, transplendent, refulgent, effulgent, fulgid, fulgent, relucent, splendid, blazing, in a blaze, ablaze, rutilant, meteoric, phosphorescent, aglow, bright as silver, light as day, bright as day, light as noonday, bright as noonday, bright as the sun at noonday, actinic, photogenic, graphic, heliographic, heliophagous, a day for gods to stoop and men to soar, dark with excessive bright.


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