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glory US English

High renown or honor won by notable achievements

glory US Thesaurus

a sport that won him glory

glories in glory US English

A thing that is beautiful or distinctive; a special cause for pride, respect, or delight

glory be! US English

Expressing enthusiastic piety

glory box US English

A box for a woman’s clothes and household items, stored in preparation for marriage

Old Glory US English

An informal name for the US national flag

glory days US English

A time in the past regarded as being better than the present

glory hole US English

A small furnace used to keep glass malleable so that it can be worked

Kentish glory US English

A large European moth with orange-brown and white markings, occurring chiefly on moorland and in open woodland

morning glory US English

A climbing plant often cultivated for its showy trumpet-shaped flowers, which typically open in the early morning and wither by midday

crowning glory US English

The best and most notable aspect of something

go to glory US English

Die; be destroyed

reflected glory US English

Fame or approval achieved through association with someone else rather than through one’s own efforts

death-or-glory US English

Brave to the point of foolhardiness; reckless

in one's glory US English

In a state of extreme joy or exaltation

Knickerbocker Glory US English

A dessert consisting of ice cream served with fruit, cream, and other sweet ingredients in a tall glass

Glory Be in glory be! US English

(Especially in Roman Catholic use) the doxology beginning “Glory be to the Father.”

Knickerbocker Glory New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

ice-cream dessert in a tall glass

bask in in bask US English

Revel in and make the most of (something pleasing)

glory be! in glory US English

Expressing enthusiastic piety

Glory Be in glory US English

(Especially in Roman Catholic use) the doxology beginning “Glory be to the Father.”

crowning glory in crown US English

The best and most notable aspect of something

go to glory in glory US English

Die; be destroyed

in one's glory in glory US English

In a state of extreme joy or exaltation

vainglory US English

Inordinate pride in oneself or one’s achievements; excessive vanity

wild morning glory in bindweed US English

A twining plant with trumpet-shaped flowers. Several kinds are invasive weeds

common morning glory in morning glory US English

A climbing plant often cultivated for its showy trumpet-shaped flowers, which typically open in the early morning and wither by midday


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