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1. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; splendid; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds. These are thy glorious works, parent of good ! (Milton)

2. Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious. Most miserable Is the desire that's glorious. (Shak)

3. Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink. kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er all the ills of life victorious. (Burns) During his office treason was no crime, The sons of Belial had a glorious time. (Dryden)

Synonym: Eniment, noble, excellent, renowned, illustrious, celebrated, magnificent, grand, splendid.

Gloriously, Gloriousness, Sing ye to the lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously. (ex. Xv. 21) I speak it not gloriously, nor out of affectation. (B. Jonson)

Origin: OF. Glorios, glorious, f. Glorieux, fr. L. Gloriosus. See glory.

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... For example, we humans (What proud creatures we are!) are among the most complex and intelligent species on the planet. All of our glorious technology and advanced social structure, with our governments, laws, and so-called morals, all of the cities and machines we've built, our ...

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... us the Words of God; in which are we getting most of the benefit truly, in accordance to which is supposed to be more important in this world? Is glorious living out of science enough in this world, that we just exist entirely for the fact that our life is to quest for more and deeper knowledge ...

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