Origin of bask
How to use bask in a sentence
Although voted off the show, she jokingly refused to leave, basking in a standing ovation from the live audience.Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actress who played Frau Blücher (neighhh!) in ‘Young Frankenstein,’ dies at 94|Adam Bernstein|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
It blooms between late April and June, but it gets hot in the Sonoran Desert then, so go in January to encounter fewer people and bask in the 65-degree daytime temperatures.
He had his rally playlist cranked all the way up during his farewell at Joint Base Andrews, where his family appeared in the crowd, basking in Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” one last time.Our national anthem ends with a question. Lady Gaga answered it as best she could.|Chris Richards|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
That should be as concerning as it is exciting, but for now, the sport will bask in this soap-opera interest.The NBA offseason is a wild ride in normal times. This year? Buckle up.|Jerry Brewer|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
As one of the last remaining links to Hollywood’s Golden Age, the statuesque beauty could easily retire and bask in the laurels and post-career honors that would come her way.With ‘The Life Ahead,’ Sophia Loren is approaching her 100th movie. She’s going for much more.|Ann Hornaday|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Not coincidentally, his weekly is basking in the spotlight—and racking up huge sales—while performing this “service.”
But the separatists continue to think they are basking in the glory of their accomplishment.
Lewis was enormously pleased with himself, basking in the attention from the New York media.Banks Really Are Different Five Years After the Financial Crisis|Daniel Gross|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Taken all together, Election Day has progressives “basking in the glow,” as Ellison puts it.
Occasionally, Axwell raises his hands high in the air like an electro conductor, basking in his power over the crowd.Axwell Presents Cosmic Opera at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom|Marlow Stern|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A cheerful fire was roaring up the great chimney, and she was literally basking in the warmth the ruddy blaze diffused around.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
East End, the fashionable residence quarter of Pittsburgh, lies basking in the afternoon sun.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
In the shallow water near the shore he could see several small fish basking just below the surface.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Along the beach men were either bathing or basking mother-naked on the hot sand—enjoying themselves thoroughly.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
Basking in peace in the warm spring sun, South Hill smiled upon Burlington.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various