Synonyms for basking

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To be with Evelyn was like basking in the sunshine of some happy sky!

He was basking in the frankly admiring gaze of Miss Knowles.

We meet them in the shade of the woods, and have to pass them basking on the sea-shore.

And I resented his basking thus openly in the fires of martyrdom.

Also, a name in the south for the basking shark, from its habit of lying in the sunshine.

He found him basking in the sun in the grove Craneum, where he was cementing his tub.

All about, the frogs rest on the green carpet of the lily pads, basking in the sun.

The Irish lay in the streets, looking vacantly, and basking in the sun.

Apparently, he was asleep and basking in the warm Autumn sunshine.

The big white fellows only catch seal when basking on the ice.

WORD ORIGIN

1742, present participle adjective from bask (v.). Basking shark is recorded from 1769.

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