glory

  • 1 Glory — • In the English version of the Bible the word Glory, one of the commonest in the Scripture, is used to translate several Hebrew terms in the Old Testament, and the Greek doxa in the New Testament. Sometimes the Catholic versions employ… …

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  • 2 Glory — may refer to:In religion *Glory (religion), in Judeo Christian religious tradition, the manifestation of God s presence; see also Hod (Kabbalah) * Glory, a term in Christian art for a halo surrounding the whole body of a person. *Glory Be to the… …

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  • 3 Glory — Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …

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  • 4 Glory — Glo ry, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gloried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glorying}.] [OE. glorien, OF. glorier, fr. L. gloriari, fr. gloria glory. See {Glory}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To exult with joy; to rejoice. [1913 Webster] Glory ye in his holy name. Ps. cv.? …

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  • 5 glory in — ˈglory in [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they glory in he/she/it glories in present participle glorying in past tense gloried in past …

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  • 6 Glory — Glory: «Glory» (Glory  (англ.))  научный спутник, запуск которого окончился неудачей в марте 2011 года. «Glory»  альбом канадского рэпера Manafest, вышедший в 2006 году …

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  • 7 glory — ► NOUN (pl. glories) 1) high renown or honour won by notable achievements. 2) magnificence; great beauty. 3) a very beautiful or impressive thing. 4) worship and thanksgiving offered to God. ► VERB (glory in) 1) …

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  • 8 glory — [glôr′ē] n. pl. glories [ME glorie < OFr < L gloria] 1. a) great honor and admiration won by doing something important or valuable; fame; renown b) anything bringing this 2. worshipful adoration or praise 3. the condition of highest… …

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  • 9 Glory — Título Tiempos de gloria o Gloria Ficha técnica Dirección Edward Zwick Producción Freddie Fields …

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  • 10 glory — [n1] fame, importance celebrity, dignity, distinction, eminence, exaltation, grandeur, greatness, honor, illustriousness, immortality, kudos, magnificence, majesty, nobility, praise, prestige, renown, reputation, splendor, sublimity, triumph;… …

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  • 11 Glory Be — • The doxology in the form in which we know it has been used since about the seventh century all over Western Christendom, except in one corner Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 12 glory — index eminence, honor (outward respect), prestige, reputation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 Glory — f English: Anglicized form of GLORIA (SEE Gloria), now occasionally used as a given name, especially among Blacks …

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  • 14 glory in — (something) to be very pleased or proud about something. Her parents gloried in her success as an artist …

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  • 15 glory — n renown, honor, celebrity, *fame, éclat, reputation, repute, notoriety Antonyms: ignominy, shame Contrasted words: *disgrace, infamy, dishonor, disrepute, opprobrium, obloquy, odium …

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  • 16 glory — noun 1 fame/honour ADJECTIVE ▪ personal ▪ They are driven by a craving for personal glory. ▪ reflected ▪ She basked in the reflected glory of her daughter s success. ▪ gr …

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  • 17 glory — I n. 1) to achieve, win glory 2) to bring glory to 3) to reflect glory on 4) eternal, everlasting glory 5) military glory 6) a blaze of glory 7) glory to (eternal glory to our heroes!) 8) in (one s) glory (to bask in smb. s glory; to be in one s… …

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  • 18 glory — glo|ry1 [ˈglo:ri] n plural glories [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: glorie, from Latin gloria] 1.) [U] the importance, honour, and praise that people give someone they admire a lot ▪ She dreamt of future glory as an Olympic champion. ▪… …

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  • 19 glory — glo|ry1 [ glɔri ] noun ** 1. ) uncount admiration and praise that you get because you have done something impressive: He is at the height of his fame and glory. bask in the glory of something (=enjoy it): The studio is still basking in the glory… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 glory — I UK [ˈɡlɔːrɪ] / US [ˈɡlɔrɪ] noun Word forms glory : singular glory plural glories ** 1) [uncountable] admiration and praise that you get because you have done something impressive He is at the height of his fame and glory. get (all) the glory: I …

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