bask in


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bask in something

Fig. to enjoy or revel in something, such as praise, fame, etc. (Alludes to a person or animal resting in the warming rays of the sun.) Alice enjoyed basking in her newfound fame. Lily loves basking in praise.

bask in

v.
1. To expose oneself to pleasant warmth: We basked in the afternoon sun at the beach.
2. To take great pleasure or pride in something; revel in something: For a long time, I basked in the success of my first book.
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Washington, April 21(ANI): Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards bask in the sun.
If any are good enough to go on and become a champ then great, we can all fly the flag and bask in the reflected glory.
I am here to bask in the glory of LSU,'' boasted Eduardo Aguirre Jr.
But he appears at the close of each evening to bask in standing ovations from packed City Center houses, filled with fans who finally appreciate this dance that has been on the cutting edge for four decades.
Surely one of them will want to bask in the vibes of the studio where all of my most famous work was created," he said.
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157 entrants from around the world - 110 online qualifiers and 47 $5,100 buy-ins - descended on the island to bask in the sun and battle for an exciting prize pool in excess of $750,000.
Sea Goddess I and II passengers will bask in Caribbean seascapes, each ship taking an alternate 14-day course to the unspoiled island of Virgin Gorda for a joint millennium celebration befitting the Goddesses.