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Correct spelling:
gloat
Definition:
To gaze with eagerness or delight.

Synonyms:

noun
feeling
glee, gloat, gloating.
gloat
crow, glee, gloating, triumph.
rejoice
celebrate, revel.
noun, verb
leer
leer, Sneered.
verb
boast
aggrandize, blow, bluff, bluster, boast, brag, cock-a-doodle-doo, crow, flaunt, lord, parade, peacock, pontificate, prance, preen, saunter, strut, swagger, vaunt.
exclaim triumph
celebrate, crow, exult, glory, rejoice, relish, triumph, vaunt, whoop, rub it in.
perception
gloat.
Examples of usage:
  1. He could not stand and gloat exultantly over his success. – For Every Man A Reason by Patrick Wilkins
  2. She used to gloat on me with increasing ardour the more my strength and spirits waned. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. He then deliberately surveyed his catch, appearing to gloat over it, after which he started down stream, tumbling in and climbing out of the water as far as he could be seen and I heard him several minutes after he had gone out of view. – Fish Stories by Henry Abbott
  4. " Well, for a while, perhaps, they keep them to look at and gloat over, if they like them; then, perhaps, they give them away to their poor cousins or their particular friends-" " Their particular friends-?" – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  5. Culvera had sent for him to gloat over him, to taunt him. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine

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