gloat


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relish

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malicious satisfaction

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gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy

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References in classic literature ?
He expected the other to come round--to gloat over his agony.
She adopted that easy attitude not in order to watch or gloat over the body of Mr Verloc, but because of the undulatory and swinging movements of the parlour, which for some time behaved as though it were at sea in a tempest.
After the first few days, when he didn't know anybody, he re- ceived me as if I had come either to gloat over an enemy or else to curry favour with a deeply wronged person.
Coun Marshall defended her comments when a fellow Facebook user said that they 'would have expected better from a so called community leader than to gloat over someone's death.
And gloat not BCFC fans - you may very well be next.
If we win the title on Sunday we will enjoy the moment but we we won't be there to gloat," he said.
On a website for supporters of the Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty group, members of a gang jailed for a campaign of threats and intimidation that saw them branded "urban terrorists" by a judge gloat that life behind bars is "fantastically easy".
You gloat, advertise you won and enjoy it for a year.
If there is one thing I have discovered about football, it is just how dangerous it is to gloat.
Tony was able to gloat when Plymouth won at Ninian Park and now it's my turn,' said Jones.
The smaller panels that accompany certain works are much more akin to the passionate and violent activities catalogued by Dante; they hum with a busy damnation that Hieronymus Bosch and Sandow Birk would appreciate: Skeletons are piled in heaps; warring tribes brandish sticks and gloat over dead animals; bodies hang from trees.
It's bad enough having to gnaw on the inedible beef au jus and starchy carrot sticks while listening to blowhards like Bill Parcells, Pat Riley, and Phil Jackson gloat about their successes.
On the news that his archenemy, Post, had suffered a nervous breakdown after years of denouncing "coffee-slugged nerves," Tea & Coffee Trade Journal editor William Ukers wrote with sardonic glee, "We would not appear to gloat over his misfortune.
I'm not one to deflate anyone's hard-earned gloat, but it's possible that this profoundly costly approach to crime reduction--costly both in human consequences and government expenditures--is not the only reason America is enjoying a Leave It to Beaver era of crime-free communities.
Or xenophiles can gloat about their private wine tasting of Penfolds Grange and dinner with Australia's finest winemaker.