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gloriousadjective

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 wars

glorious adjective (BEAUTIFUL/NICE)

very beautiful: The beetroot had turned the soup a glorious pink. Your roses are glorious! Glorious weather is very pleasant, and especially hot and sunny: They had glorious weather for their wedding. It was a glorious winter day - crisp and clear. very enjoyable or giving great pleasure: This wine is absolutely glorious. We had a glorious time in the south of France last summer.
gloriously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
We've had gloriously sunny weather. They looked gloriously happy.
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