Gloppen to Glow
(Glop"pen) v. t. & i. [OE. glopnen to be frightened, frighten: cf. Icel. glupna to look downcast.]
To surprise or astonish; to be startled or astonished. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Glore) v. i. [See Gloar.] To glare; to glower. [Obs.] Halliwell.
(||Glo"ri*a) n. [L., glory.] (Eccl.) (a) A doxology (beginning Gloria Patri, Glory be to the Father),
sung or said at the end of the Psalms in the service of the Roman Catholic and other churches. (b) A
portion of the Mass and also of the communion service in some churches. In the Episcopal Church the
version in English is used. (c) The musical setting of a gloria.
(Glo`ri*a"tion) n. [L. gloriatio, from gloriari to glory, boast, fr. gloria glory. See Glory, n.]
Boast; a triumphing. [Obs.] Bp. Richardson.
Internal gloriation or triumph of the mind.Hobbes.
(Glo"ried) a. [See Glory.] Illustrious; honorable; noble. [Obs.] Milton.
(Glo`ri*fi*ca"tion) n. [L. glorificatio: cf. F. glorification. See Glorify.]
1. The act of glorifying or of giving glory to. Jer. Taylor.
2. The state of being glorifed; as, the glorification of Christ after his resurrection.
(Glo"ri*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glorified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Glorifying.] [F. glorifier, L. glorificare;
gloria glory + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See - fy.]
1. To make glorious by bestowing glory upon; to confer honor and distinction upon; to elevate to power or
happiness, or to celestial glory.
Jesus was not yet glorified.John vii. 39.
2. To make glorious in thought or with the heart, by ascribing glory to; to acknowledge the excellence
of; to render homage to; to magnify in worship; to adore.
That we for thee may glorify the Lord.Shak.
(Glo"ri*ole) n. [L. gloriola a small glory, dim. of gloria glory.] An aureole. [R.] Msr. Browning.
(||Glo`ri*o"sa) n. [Nl., fr. L. gloriosus. See Glorious.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing plants with
very showy lilylike blossoms, natives of India.
(Glo`ri*o"ser) n. [From L. gloriosus boastful.] A boaster. [Obs.] Greene.
(||Glo`ri*o"so) n. [It.] A boaster. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Glo"ri*ous) a. [OF. glorios, glorious, F. glorieux, fr. L. gloriosus. See Glory, n.]
1. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; splendid; illustrious; inspiring
admiration; as, glorious deeds.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good !Milton.
2. Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious. [Obs.]
Is the desire that's glorious.