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gloatverb [I]

uk   /ɡləʊt/  us   /ɡloʊt/
to feel or express great pleasure or satisfaction because of your own success or good luck, or someone else's failure or bad luck: She's continually gloating over/about her new job. I know I shouldn't gloat, but it really serves him right. His enemies were quick to gloat at his humiliation. [+ speech] "This is our fourth victory in a row," he gloated.
gloatingly
adverb uk   /ˈɡləʊ.tɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈɡloʊ.t̬ɪŋ-/

gloatnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ɡləʊt/  us   /ɡloʊt/
an occasion when you gloat about something: to have a gloat at/over/about something
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