gloriously

[ glawr-ee-uhs, glohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF gloriously
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Loud and continuous, gloriously continuous, came the clapping.

What gloriously absurd apostrophes to the moon he could make!

His career there was gloriously happy and very distinguished.

The library, gloriously sunlit on this golden morning, was empty.

This was the case in the campaign which ended so gloriously at Gettysburg.

It is true that we cannot lie as gloriously as our ancestors did about him.

Either we will gloriously take them, or they will limber up and scamper after Jackson.

The greatest since that so gloriously won—so miserably lost at length—by his uncle.

Do you dare to count the one exception that gloriously proved the rule?

The country was gloriously green and fresh and young, as if it had just been created.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Anglo-French glorious, Old French glorieus (12c., Modern French glorieux), from Latin gloriosus "full of glory, famous," from gloria (see glory). In 14c.-17c. it also could mean "boastful, vainglorious." Related: Gloriously.

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