verb (used without object)
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Origin of gloat
synonym study for gloat
OTHER WORDS FROM gloatgloater, noungloat·ing·ly, adverbun·gloat·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gloat
Then, in June, when Abraham appeared indifferent and out of place at an adult convention, many in the industry gloated.This is What Actual Porn Stars Think of Celebrity Sex Tapes|Richard Abowitz|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Crazy people who gloated about my being uninsured, and afflicted by an autoimmune disease.
He took his Bible, and gloated over menaces of vengeance and threats of destruction.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
How the ungodly247 rapscallions would've gloated over Deacon Klegg's havin' his head shaved an' bein' drummed out o' camp.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
He gloated over Paris as a scientist gloats over an interesting organism that he has first observed and then skilfully dissected.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams
As she stood and gloated over this unconscious action of Helen's, the fiendish woman gave utterance to a blood-chilling chuckle.Shadow, the Mysterious Detective|Police Captain Howard
Winckelmann gloated over their beauty, for he united the artist's appreciation to the connoisseurship of the archologist.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney