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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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He gloatingly cited Eroglu's comments, which "shattered the illusions of all those who believe that negotiations on the Annan plan and bi-zonal, bi-communal federation would lead to the liberations and re-unification of our country".
I did not know what it was about that song, but I hated it and could not bear to hear even the first measure without breaking into tears, which is what the boys gloatingly waited for.
pagewanted=all) pointed out on Sunday, Rupert Murdoch gloatingly reminded his followers via tweet that Thompson, the Times' incoming CEO, formerly ran the BBC.
Yet Tony Horne sees fit not only to ridicule it, he writes gloatingly that he's been waiting all week to tell us, as if it were something new, not something which had already been reported in the Chronicle days earlier.
It is kind of horrifying to see that violence and misuse of power are unjustifiably used in some countries, especially those who gloatingly claim democracy.
But the tone is more gloatingly grotesque than tragic" (The Times).
In at least one New York newspaper, the dramatic finish was described gloatingly.
TWO young thugs beat up a teenager as a 16-year-old girl gloatingly filmed the attack with her mobile phone, a court was told.
Besides, his films are no more extreme, no more gloatingly punitive, than the great Jacobean dramas.
He lost the game; Madison, transfigured into the Devil, gloatingly told McKenzie hewould not remove his soul until the Scotsman had rotted away.
Gloatingly he showed off the graphic images, film footage and sexy texts.
The prosecutor would then sit down gloatingly when the agent answered that she had.
These expressions of blind devotion to the president, in combination with the votes of 12 irreconcilables, sufficed to prevent the treaty's adoption, and Senator Lodge gloatingly proclaimed that the League was "as dead as Marley's ghost.