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glo·ry

glory

 
 
pronunciation:
glo ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: glories
definition 1: great honor, praise, or fame.
The team earned glory after winning the world championship.
synonyms:
fame, honor
similar words:
praise
definition 2: great beauty.
I still remember the glory of the view from the top of the mountain.
similar words:
beauty, wonder
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derivation: gloryingly (adv.)