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synonyms for gloat

  • crow
  • exult
  • rejoice
  • relish
  • celebrate
  • glory
  • triumph
  • vaunt
  • whoop
  • rub it in
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antonyms for gloat

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  • be sad
  • commiserate
  • sympathize
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How to use gloat in a sentence

He could see them plainly, and presently he saw the face of Romanoff gloat with a look of unholy joy.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
"A hundred thousand crowns," muttered the prince, taking off the mask in order to gloat on the metal at his feet.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
She might be left alone to gloat over her revenge, while patriots made merry over their drinking.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
No one can gloat over the imaginary torments of Hell without being a persecuting devil at heart.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
To the hill-top he had to go whenever he would gloat upon its beauty.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Now, I have listened to your infernal lies; I have watched you gloat over them.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
With the exception of spring snipe, enormous totals like those we gloat over in England are but rarely made.
LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINAOLIVER G. READY
And whom do we see gloat with the greatest avidity over these ghastly spectacles?
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
They reminded me of vampires with a taste for young flesh, they seemed so to gloat over the taste of a good conscience.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
The passengers seemed to gloat on Saul Aronson's discomfiture, and Shagarach's faithful courier was almost beside himself.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLOAT

  • boast
  • brag
  • crow
  • gloat
  • grandstand
  • hug oneself
  • pat oneself on the back
  • toot one's own horn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.