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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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bathe in reflected glory

To experience or enjoy fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. As the sister of the superstar, for years she bathed in reflected glory, until she finally got her own shot at fame.
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bask in reflected glory

To experience or enjoy fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. As the sister of the superstar, for years she basked in reflected glory, until she finally got her own shot at fame.
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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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bathe/bask in reflected ˈglory

get attention and fame not because of something you have done but through the success of somebody else connected to you: She wasn’t happy to bathe in the reflected glory of her daughter’s success, as she wanted to succeed on her own.
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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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"This year's collaboration has allowed us to use a combination of camera technologies and given us a glimpse of basking sharks' underwater behaviour - a real first and very exciting.
Basking sharks - the world's second largest fish - have been a protected species in Scotland since 1998 but are still considered "vulnerable".
The area was once home to the largest basking shark fishery in the world, with up to 50 of the animals being caught a day before the trade ended in the 1980s.
They provide basking and hiding spots and a beautiful 3D look for the terrarium.
Richard Fuchs also joins the Basking Ridge location as partner, Prager Metis announced, as the firm expands its financial services industry prowess, particularly as concerns asset management clients and broker dealers.
Researchers at Queens University Marine Laboratory say basking sharks are the second largest species of shark in the world but are harmless.
Growing to more than 35 feet, the basking shark or Cetorhinus maximus, has been a subject of further research for those eager to help preserve the plankton-eating giant after centuries of overfishing.
Reaching lengths of up to eight metres, basking sharks are the largest fish in British waters and the second largest in the world after the whale shark.
The great white and basking shark have been classed as threateneda worsening of their previous at risk status in the last report in 2005.
South star Mahesh Babu, basking in the success of Bharat Ane Nenu , is set to get his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds.
A journey that takes in the brutal mechanics and financial rewards of a fishery that drove this wonderful creature to near extinction and sees the slow realisation of the hunters' impact on basking shark numbers, before there is an eventual move towards understanding, conservation and protection.
Except, of course, when you're sipping that fresh brew while basking in the view of the highly exclusive Summit Point Golf and Residential Estate.
headquarters, co-locating its commercial and development divisions in Basking Ridge, NJ.
Richard said: "In 38 years of fishing this is the first time we've ever seen a basking shark.
Fishermen off Australia who accidentally caught a whopping 6.3 meter basking shark have provided scientists with a rare opportunity to study the second-biggest fish on the planet.