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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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The mother's eyes gloated on a scene her imagination could call before her.
He gloated over the spectacle of so much food, watching it anxiously as it went into the mouths of others.
But Ralph looked coldly on; and Arthur Gride, whose bleared eyes gloated only over the outward beauties, and were blind to the spirit which reigned within, evinced--a fantastic kind of warmth certainly, but not exactly that kind of warmth of feeling which the contemplation of virtue usually inspires.
He gloated inwardly over the chance of this meeting affirming his superiority over all the multitude of mankind.
It's certain that, when we parted that morning, I gloated over it.
Pickwick's eyes sparkled with delight, as he sat and gloated over the treasure he had discovered.
Pyotr Petrovitch, who had made his way up from insignificance, was morbidly given to self-admiration, had the highest opinion of his intelligence and capacities, and sometimes even gloated in solitude over his image in the glass.
This was a cruel robbery against a young boy and made even meaner by the way one of them gloated how he'd robbed him.
Across the Valley at Kaiser Woodland Hills, three generations of Hazarabedians gloated over tiny Gacia Alice.
He gloated that it "has not been difficult to deal with the Bush administration," that it has been "easy for us to provoke and bait this administration," and that he and his comrades are "continuing this policy in bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy.
And he would have gloated he had reduced the number of "platforms" that needed support in half, and saved money by eliminating the need for hamster food.
In October 2001, Osama bin Laden gloated in a videotaped interview: "I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed.
We could die as heroes on Flight 93, but NBC News would never mention that we are gay in a report that slavishly gloated over every heterosexual mourner left on the ground.
TO Steve Bruce, who wanted to 'drag' Villa into it, to all Blues supporters, players and ex-players who have gloated and showboated at Villa's misfortune in the past derbies, to your reporter Colin Tattum, who never misses an opportunity to have a 'dig' at Villa, to your newspaper who have promoted the lie that Blues are bigger and more representative of the city than Villa, from all the Villa supporters who were magnificent on Easter Sunday, that was double pay-back time
I think its purrrfect,'' gloated Kim Goldstein, 45, of Tarzana, whose black-and-gold tabby was a snapshot sensation.