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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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As people around the world united to condemn the attack, the Taliban gloatingly published pictures of the fighters responsible for the slaughter.
The other message is that here in the West Midlands, as elsewhere, although some candidates - probably the top two listed by Labour and UKIP and the top Conservative - can feel almost gloatingly confi-dent, there is, as the sports pundits say, still plenty to play for.
As Manchester United gloriously and gloatingly overtook them it appeared to many, including their own fans, that it would be many years before they would challenge again.
The UAE's other telecommunications firm du, perhaps gloatingly, also issued a statement.
Never mind that this man clearly believed the post and wasn't hesitant to spread it, gloatingly, across the Internet.
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.