He stands over the body, gloating, and then demanding a full confession.
After we finish laughing malevolently and gloating sometime in December, would it change things in the actual world?
Indeed, the recent economic setbacks have provoked an unseemly amount of gloating on the part of many in the developing world.
Perhaps Captain Plum heard the gloating chuckle that followed the movement.
I left him gloating over his windfall, and plunged into haberdashery.
And I'll bet they're gloating over hoodwinking the State Police, too.
She bent above them gloating on their fierce, triumphant splendour.
He had never acquired the habit of turning himself inside-out and gloating over the horrid spectacle.
Jealous eyes were upon her; savage hearts were gloating over her beauty.
Instantly every knife was sheathed, and the gloating expression of the Miamis changed to one of interest and pleasure.
1570s, "to look at furtively," from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse glotta "to grin, smile scornfully, show the teeth," Swedish dialectal glotta "to peep;" or from Middle High German glotzen "to stare, gape." Sense of "to look at with malicious satisfaction" first recorded 1748. Related: Gloated; gloating. As a noun, from 1640s with sense of "side-glance;" 1899 as "act of gloating."