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1    having or full of glory; illustrious  
2    conferring glory or renown  
a glorious victory     
3    brilliantly beautiful  
4    delightful or enjoyable  
5    Informal   drunk  
  gloriously      adv  
  gloriousness      n  

Glorious Revolution  
      n   the events of 1688--89 in England that resulted in the ousting of James II and the establishment of William III and Mary II as joint monarchs,   (Also called)    Bloodless Revolution  
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1    celebrated, distinguished, elevated, eminent, excellent, famed, famous, grand, honoured, illustrious, magnificent, majestic, noble, noted, renowned, sublime, triumphant  
2    beautiful, bright, brilliant, dazzling, divine, effulgent, gorgeous, radiant, resplendent, shining, splendid, splendiferous     (facetious)   superb  
3      (informal)   delightful, enjoyable, excellent, fine, gorgeous, great, heavenly     (informal)   marvellous, pleasurable, splendid, splendiferous     (facetious)   wonderful  
   awful, dreary, dull, gloomy, horrible, minor, ordinary, trivial, unimportant, unimpressive, unknown, unpleasant  

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