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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The folk in Cambridge often gloated on the spectacle of Longfellow and Lowell arm in arm.
The Poonga-Poonga men gloated as usual, and as usual the Tahitians were shocked and angry, several of them cursing and muttering in undertones.
With the results coming in trickles, celebrations have already begun leading many to begin to gloat as though having a favoured party or candidate is like having a favoured football club.
'It, therefore, has no reason to gloat over the political misfortune of any candidate or political god-father.'
They were really chuffed when they thought he had joined them, but after they realised he had actually joined us, claimed he couldn't handle 'a big club.' I resisted the urge to gloat back - have they not seen the size of our floodlights?
"Some of Syria's allies used to gloat about this quality and strategic weapon, which was tantamount to a balance of terror between Israel and Syria," said Ogassapian, suggesting the existence of an international understanding to comfort Israel.
Let's not gloat over this, for the Aussies have a long track record of coming back to wipe the gloat from one's face.
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".
THEY might not have done so well in the Olympics this year (gloat gloat) but those Aussies know a thing or two about winning medals for their beer.
So let us gloat. After six weeks of trial and a month of deliberation, Judge John E.
Should this really be something about which to gloat? Lest one think the taxes represent just more "soaking of the rich," think again.
If there is one thing I have discovered about football, it is just how dangerous it is to gloat.
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.
So let the Religious Right gloat. Let the movement's leaders feel all-powerful.
In the "it's not polite to gloat" department, September 2002 saw the end of "Chainsaw" Al Dunlap's reign as a corporate icon.