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glories, plural;
  1. Take great pride or pleasure in
    • - they were individuals who gloried in their independence
  2. Exult in unpleasantly or boastfully
    • - readers tended to defend their paper or even to glory in its bias
  1. High renown or honor won by notable achievements
    • - to fight and die for the glory of one's nation
  2. Praise, worship, and thanksgiving offered to God

  3. Magnificence; great beauty
    • - the train has been restored to all its former glory
  4. A thing that is beautiful or distinctive; a special cause for pride, respect, or delight
    • - the glories of Paris
  5. The splendor and bliss of heaven
    • - with the saints in glory
  6. A luminous ring or halo, esp. as depicted around the head of Jesus Christ or a saint

  1. a state of high honor; "he valued glory above life itself"
  2. rejoice proudly
  3. brilliant radiant beauty; "the glory of the sunrise"
  4. aura: an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  5. (glorious) having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"
  6. (glorious) brilliant: characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
  7. Glory Be to the Father, also known as Gloria Patri, is a doxology, a short hymn of praise to God in various Christian liturgies. It is also referred to as the Minor Doxology (Doxologia Minor) or Lesser Doxology, to distinguish it from the Greater Doxology, the Gloria in Excelsis Deo.
  8. Glory is the second studio album under BEC Recordings by the Christian rapper Manafest. In 2007, the album was nominated for a GMA Dove Award in the category Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year.
  9. Glory is a fictional character in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Also known as "Glorificus", "That Which Cannot Be Named" and "The Beast", she appeared during the fifth season of the program and was portrayed by Clare Kramer.
  10. Glory is a fictional character originally from Image Comics, and later on from the Awesome Comics comic book series created by Rob Liefeld. The character's full name is Gloriana Demeter, a half-Amazonian, half-Demon warrior.
  11. The Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia cultivar 'Glory' is one of the early American selections, best known for its winter hardiness.
  12. Glory is a 1989 American drama war film based on the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as told from the point of view of its commanding officer, Robert Gould Shaw during the American Civil War. The 54th was one of the first formal units of the U.S. ...
  13. James Giddeon, better known by his stage name Glory (born December 1, 1985, Rochester, New York) is an American Rapper.
  14. Glory is a Russian novel written by Vladimir Nabokov between 1930 and 1932.
  15. A glory is an optical phenomenon appearing much like an iconic Saint's halo about the head of the observer which is produced by light backscattered (a combination of diffraction, reflection and refraction) towards its source by a cloud of uniformly-sized water droplets. ...
  16. Great beauty or splendour, that is so overwhelming it is considered powerful; Honour and valour; Worship or praise, as in glory to God; Optical phenomenon caused by water droplets; To exult with joy; to rejoice; To boast; to be proud
  17. (glorious) Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds; Splendid; resplendent; bright; shining, as the sun, gold, or other shiny objects; Eager for glory or distinction; ...
  18. (glorious) something that is so wonderful that you can hardly believe it
  19. When Moses asked God to show him His glory, God took Him back into the mountain and caused all His goodness to pass before him (Ex. 33:17-23). The remarkable effect on Moses was seen in his shining countenance for a long time thereafter. ...
  20. doxa (G) – Thoughts, opinions and recognition (Exodus 33:18-20; John 5:44, 12:41-43).
  21. Colored rings that appear around the shadow of an object.
  22. Concentric rings of color about the shadow of an observer s head that appear on top of a cloud situated below the observer. A glory is caused by the same optics as a rainbow plus diffraction.
  23. This word has many shades of meaning which lexicographers are somewhat puzzled to ...
  24. The quality of fame won by deeds, not quite the same as renown. Glory is the quality of the ‘rush’ won from victory, and as such was highly valued as a motivator by warriors and equally scorned by the church. ...
  25. Coloured circular bands of light 2 to 10 degrees across appearing on clouds opposite the sun. Produced by diffraction of light by water droplets or ice crystals.