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glories

noun
plural of glory

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • the theater director gave the stage crew all the glory for the successful production

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2 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • the new art museum has become the glory of the college campus

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3 an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage
  • an altarpiece depicting God seated on His throne and bathed in celestial glory

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glories

verb
present tense third-person singular of glory

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to feel or express joy or triumph
  • the whole city gloried in the home team's winning of the World Series

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“Glories.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glories. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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