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.

(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.

(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 !

2. Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious. [Obs.]

Most miserable
Is the desire that's glorious.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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