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glorious

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The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
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  1. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.
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  2. Splendid; resplendent; bright; shining, as the sun, gold, or other shiny objects.
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  3. (obsolete) Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious.
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  4. (colloquial) Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.
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    • 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.

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