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  • verblie in sunlight
  • verblie in glory

synonyms for basking

  • laze
  • loll
  • lounge
  • relax
  • sunbathe
  • sun
  • swim in
  • toast oneself
  • warm oneself

antonyms for basking

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  • cover
  • hide
  • cover
  • hide
  • hate
  • dislike
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How to use basking in a sentence

Although voted off the show, she jokingly refused to leave, basking in a standing ovation from the live audience.
CLORIS LEACHMAN, OSCAR-WINNING ACTRESS WHO PLAYED FRAU BLÜCHER (NEIGHHH!) IN ‘YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN,’ DIES AT 94ADAM BERNSTEINJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It blooms between late April and June, but it gets hot in the Sonoran Desert then, so go in January to encounter fewer people and bask in the 65-degree daytime temperatures.
YOUR 2021 NATIONAL PARK CALENDARMEGAN MICHELSONJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He had his rally playlist cranked all the way up during his farewell at Joint Base Andrews, where his family appeared in the crowd, basking in Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” one last time.
OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM ENDS WITH A QUESTION. LADY GAGA ANSWERED IT AS BEST SHE COULD.CHRIS RICHARDSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That should be as concerning as it is exciting, but for now, the sport will bask in this soap-opera interest.
THE NBA OFFSEASON IS A WILD RIDE IN NORMAL TIMES. THIS YEAR? BUCKLE UP.JERRY BREWERNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As one of the last remaining links to Hollywood’s Golden Age, the statuesque beauty could easily retire and bask in the laurels and post-career honors that would come her way.
WITH ‘THE LIFE AHEAD,’ SOPHIA LOREN IS APPROACHING HER 100TH MOVIE. SHE’S GOING FOR MUCH MORE.ANN HORNADAYNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A cheerful fire was roaring up the great chimney, and she was literally basking in the warmth the ruddy blaze diffused around.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
East End, the fashionable residence quarter of Pittsburgh, lies basking in the afternoon sun.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
In the shallow water near the shore he could see several small fish basking just below the surface.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Along the beach men were either bathing or basking mother-naked on the hot sand—enjoying themselves thoroughly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
Basking in peace in the warm spring sun, South Hill smiled upon Burlington.
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