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bask in

1. To bathe oneself in sunlight. I love laying on the beach and basking in the sunlight.
2. By extension, to revel in something pleasant or enjoyable. She's still basking in the favorable reviews of her performance in the play.
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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.
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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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On the other side, those who are working professionals, who might find it difficult to find time to bask in the sun during the morning hours due to the strict regime to reach office or work place on time, why not think about basking in the sun during the lunch break at least for a bare minimum 15 minutes a day.
I strongly feel, that organisations should insist that their employees make time to bask in the sun, create the awareness, drive the importance and collectively with employees take the responsibility to take care of their health.
Dianne Watson, D-Los Angeles - whose district includes the USC campus - shot back: ``I am here to bask in the triple victories'' of the Trojans, the women's volleyball team and the men's water polo team.
Two shaggy horses bask in the sun by the lone tree in the middle of a pasture between Coburg Road North and Interstate 5 north of Coburg on Monday.
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.
Lucia's latest development, which can be conveniently accessed via the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) and Southern Luzon Expressway, allows one the luxury of being able to bask in the glory of nature beside the well-manicured fairways, as the company offers 153 fairway lots as well as residential lots ranging from 173 to 752 square meters (sqm).
Sunlovers flocked to beaches like Brighton as weathermen predicted the South East would bask in a torrid 86F today and tomorrow.
ANTHONY FARNELL plans to bask in the glory of being champion after a devastating display to regain the WBU world middleweight title in Glasgow.
The Wythenshawe fighter destroyed local boy Lawrence Murphy with a stunning third-round stoppage, then said: "I don't even want to know who is next or whatever, I just want to bask in being the champ again.
MAKE IT Your bud will bask in bathtub glory in scented homemade salts.
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.
Sunlovers flocked to beaches across Wexford, Galway and Donegal as weathermen predicted we would bask in a torrid 86F today and tomorrow.
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.
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.