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gloat

gloat

 
pronunciation:
glot
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gloated, gloating, gloats
definition: to feel or express pleasure, pride, or satisfaction, often at someone else's expense.
She gloated over her rival's defeat.
synonyms:
crow
similar words:
boast, brag, exult, preen, relish, revel, triumph, vaunt
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or emotion of gloating.
similar words:
boast, vaunt
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derivations: gloatingly (adv.), gloater (n.)