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cover oneself in/with glory

Definition of cover oneself in/with glory

  1. :  to be successful or impressive <Neither candidate has exactly covered himself in/with glory during this campaign.>



Word by Word Definitions

coverplay
  1. :  to guard from attack

    :  to have within the range of one's guns :  command

    :  to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. :  something that protects, shelters, or guards: as

    :  natural shelter for an animal

    :  the factors that provide such shelter

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

gloryplay
  1. :  praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent :  renown

    :  worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving

    :  something that secures praise or renown

  1. : used to express surprise or delight


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