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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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.
IF THERE'S one extra thing I've got my fingers crossed about at tea-time next Saturday, it's that I'll be able to gloat over Ian St John.
Much printing ink has been consumed and tons of carbon generated as politicians broadcast, and commentators gloat and defend, those involved in the phone tapping scandal.
It's convenient for the Scots to blame the English for everything that goes wrong, and it's even looked upon as a laugh to gloat when the English football team lose a match.
Tony was able to gloat when Plymouth won at Ninian Park and now it's my turn,' said Jones.
It would have been easy for a self-proclaimed nonbeliever like D'Antonio to gloat over such developments, but he doesn't.
So it comes as no surprise to hear her bootboy-in-chief, Tebbit, gloat over the Government's refusal to hold an inquiry into the actions of South Yorkshire Police at Orgreave, describing the striking miners who were victims of violence and a cover-up as "a bunch of hoodlums".
A representative of the company that makes Cushion Track declined to gloat Wednesday.
I am a Cardiff supporter through and through, but would never gloat at the demise of any Welsh club - good-natured banter yes, but gloat no.
The very stuff of God, then, moulded into the hands of Satan but used--oh, to be sure--in a righteous, a glorious cause, and all people of peace, goodwill, and kindliness should gloat and sing paeans on the edge of that enormous crater where tens of thousands of mangled bodies fester in the stench of death.
He thinks it's time to gloat, Shake up, shake up, wake up, wake up; Don't let sleeping dogs lie, Out with the bad ones, Then you will hear the people sigh.
OBVIOUSLY no one should gloat about the Californian conflagration.