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verb as in lie in sunlight

verb as in lie in glory


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Just one year ago — not a decade ago, as it sometimes seems — I walked into the Nats’ spring training clubhouse to see players, after an eight-year quest for a title, greeting and grinning each other as they basked in their 2019 World Series win.

For decades, these two industrial brewers have basked in a sort of shared-monopoly over the Panamanian beer racket.

At which Barry put down the mic and basked in a round of applause.

And yet, while most of us basked in these literary offerings, less generous critics ruthlessly savaged these works.

But he sorted that out, and for the rest of his long life, basked in the afterglow of the Kennedy White House.

It has basked in growing popularity in the rebel areas of Idlib and Aleppo provinces tucked under the border with Turkey.

By predilection he basked in a Court, where simultaneously he could adore its mistress and help to sway her sceptre.

Ponds of open water, by which basked a few Weddell seals, became a familiar sight.

Proteus had charge of the great flock of sea-calves which fed on the soft seaweed and basked in the warm sands near his cave.

The cuckoo haunted the Hall gardens, rabbits basked in the glades, and the woods were alive with singing birds.

The Baron and Baroness de Grillres basked in the delight of hearing themselves praised from the pulpit.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to basked, such as: lounge, relax, laze, loll, sun, and sunbathe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.