• WordNet 3.6
    • adv gloriously blessedly or wonderfully "how gloriously happy she had been during those few fleeting moments of time"
    • adv gloriously with glory or in a glorious manner "where others had failed he had gloriously succeeded"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gloriously In a glorious or illustrious manner. With great renown, dignity, or magnificence; illustriously; splendidly.
    • gloriously Boastfully; vauntingly; ostentatiously.
    • gloriously Hilariously; with reckless jollity.
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  • Cassius Longinus
    Cassius Longinus
    “In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Remember that your failures are the seeds of your most glorious successes. Be sad if you must, but don't despair.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Faith makes: The uplook good, the outlook bright, the future glorious.”
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    “Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.”
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    “God has marvelous ways of taking our worst tragedies and turning them into His most glorious triumphs.”
  • Thomas Traherne
    “To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.”


In literature:

By Odin, it was glorious!
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
She was no sooner at the fountain than she saw coming out of the wood a lady most gloriously dressed, who came up to her and asked to drink.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
She was ashamed and yet gloriously proud.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
And then, how glorious to have an experience like it in our own hearts.
"Sanctification" by J. W. Byers
I will lay bare my soul to the glorious sunlight, drink in its glory until I am saturated with delight.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
Let us first note the expression used here: glorious in holiness.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
Oh, that was a glorious doll, so fair and delicate!
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
It is a glorious day in Paris.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
France was so great and so glorious, but she could only look across a little piece of it.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
This system of convict labor is a glorious thing for us master mechanics, though it plays the devil with the journeymen.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn

In poetry:

May all the strength and all the grace
Of Letters make it beam
As beams a lawn whose lovely face
Is as a glorious dream.
"From the Forests" by Henry Kendall
I bring, Lord, to thy altar-stair,
To thee, love-glorious,
My very lack of will and prayer,
And cry—Thou seest me thus!
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Man is born a prey to sin,
Shades and darkness dwell within;
Till the glorious morn arise,
Which illumes our mental skies.
"Written" by Elizabeth Bath
" Ring out the bells for Victory,
The glorious message tell:"
"How strange that for a victory
They ring the passing bell."
" Song Of Victory" by Ethel Clifford
Children of the day new-born,
Mindful of its glorious morn,
Let the pledge our fathers signed
Heart to heart forever bind!
"Hail, Columbia!" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Jesus, how glorious is thy grace!
When in thy name we trust,
Our faith receives a righteousness
That makes the sinner just.
"Hymn 94" by Isaac Watts

In news:

It's easy to appreciate a glimpse of glorious horizon, whether you catch it from a bar patio, a hilly park, or the window of your car as you commute westward from work to home.
You know, the little speeches you rehearse in your head for the grand and glorious moment when you finally get to tell so-and-so what you really think about them.
Gathering the Glorious Sounds Of Transylvanian Sleep Deprivation .
In a glorious collaboration, Imagination Stage and The Washington Ballet have made magic with their own "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe".
Before moving to the glorious Midwest, she was the features editor of in New York.
What I did instead was enjoy some glorious laziness with my family on the Oregon Coast.
SAN DIEGO — Summer is supposed to be a glorious stretch of downtime for kids, when they can go to the beach or maybe to camp without the pressures of school.
Brooklyn's Franklin Avenue Shuttle has long stood apart from the rest of the city's subways, in ways more often grim than glorious, and yesterday was no exception.
We had a glorious double rainbow yesterday that lasted about 10 minutes, going from a partial arc on the left to full to partial arc on the right.
Shohei Imamura's Dr Akagi, from a screenplay by Mr Imamura and Daisuke Tengan, based on the novel Doctor Liver by Ango Sakaguchi, materializes in all its formal splendor as a gloriously multilevel pop entertainment.
Another hot, glorious week of summer lies before us like a panting dog.
Living far from glorious friendly Washington.
Icelandic band FM Belfast are glorious.
) When I fell in love with my gloriously kinky and GGG wife several years ago, we were honest about our sexual desires—vast and wide-ranging—and we negotiated an arrangement that works for us.
A glorious regurn of the faithful as Indy turns 100.

In science:

Pooley (2004), ‘Minkowski spacetime: a glorious non-entity’, forthcoming in V.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
In fact by a glorious result of Hironaka, any singularity can be resolved into such a reduced variety with only normal crossings For lower dimensional cases corresponding to KXs = 0 ,the results are already known.
Degenaration of Calabi-Yau Manifold with W-P Metric
We really need a more basic understanding of what is happening and the best approach involves careful analysis and simulation of the glorious observations of supernova remnants shown here.
New Problems for a New Century
Experiment is a key driving force in making progress here; kaon decays have had a glorious history in elucidating this physics, and continue to serve as sensitive probes.
Rare Kaon Decays: Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo
This directly confirms the fact that there exists atleast one such discrete normal mode of oscillation of the N-ring system and it stands out in glorious fashion amongst the sea of continuum modes to represent a warp of the disc.
Low frequency m=1 normal mode oscillations of a self-gravitating disc