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glorious

adjective uk   /ˈɡlɔː.ri.əs/ us    /ˈɡlɔːr.i-/

glorious adjective (DESERVING ADMIRATION)

deserving great admiration, praise, and honour: a glorious victory a memorial to the glorious dead of two world warsAdmirable and admired

glorious adjective (BEAUTIFUL/NICE)

very beautiful: The beetroot had turned the soup a glorious pink. Your roses are glorious!AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant describes weather that is very pleasant, especially weather that is hot and sunny: They had glorious weather for their wedding. It was a glorious winter day - crisp and clear.Describing good weather very enjoyable or giving great pleasure: This wine is absolutely glorious. We had a glorious time in the south of France last summer.Causing pleasure
gloriously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
We've had gloriously sunny weather. They looked gloriously happy.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantAdmirable and admired
(Definition of glorious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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