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glory

noun  us   /ˈɡlɔr·i, ˈɡloʊr·i/

glory noun (ADMIRATION)

[U] great admiration, honor, and praise that you earn by achieving something, or something which deserves admiration or honor: He basked in the glory of his victory. Winning the championship was the crowning glory of her career (= it was her highest achievement).

glory noun (BEAUTY)

[C/U] great beauty, or something that is very beautiful or excellent: [U] They are restoring the building to its former glory. [C usually pl] the glories of ancient Egypt
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