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glory  


      n   pl   , -ries  
1    exaltation, praise, or honour, as that accorded by general consent  
the glory for the exploit went to the captain     
2    something that brings or is worthy of praise (esp. in the phrase crowning glory)  
3    thanksgiving, adoration, or worship  
glory be to God     
4    pomp; splendour  
the glory of the king's reign     
5    radiant beauty; resplendence  
the glory of the sunset     
6    the beauty and bliss of heaven  
7    a state of extreme happiness or prosperity  
8       another word for       halo       nimbus  
      vb   , -ries, -rying, -ried  
9    intr; often foll by: in   to triumph or exult  
10    intr  
Obsolete   to brag  
      interj  
11    Informal   a mild interjection to express pleasure or surprise (often in the exclamatory phrase glory be!)  
     (C13: from Old French glorie, from Latin gloria, of obscure origin)  


glory box  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   a box in which a young woman stores clothes, etc., in preparation for marriage  
glory hole  
      n  
1    Informal   a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects  
2      (Nautical)      another term for       lazaretto       1  
glory-of-the-snow  
      n   a small W Asian liliaceous plant, Chionodoxa luciliae, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers  
Kentish glory  
      n   a moth, Endromis versicolora, common in north and central Europe, having brown variegated front wings and, in the male, orange hindwings  
knickerbocker glory  
      n   a rich confection consisting of layers of ice cream, jelly, cream, and fruit served in a tall glass  
morning-glory  
      n   pl   , -ries   any of various mainly tropical convolvulaceous plants of the genus Ipomoea and related genera, with trumpet-shaped blue, pink, or white flowers, which close in late afternoon  
Old Glory  
      n   a nickname for the flag of the United States of America  
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adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.
adj.
liked best of all
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adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
exp.
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
n.
a Registered Trademark owned by WHAM-O INC, commonly used to refer its famous flying disc
n.
A water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
n.
is the recreation of any entity after its death or destruction
video gaming
prep.
Intentional copying and using a software product without the permission of its owner.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Intentional copying and using a software product without the permission of its owner.
det.
Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
exp.
virtual electronic assets, value or obligations bequeathed to a person after its former owner's death
[Tech.];[US];[Internet] value or obligations in cyberspace transitable upon the death of an individual
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre

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