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bask

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Leisure
baskbask /bɑːsk $ bæsk/ verb [intransitive]  1 DLHOTto enjoy sitting or lying in the heat of the sun or a firebask in Lizards were basking in the morning sun.2 if a place basks in the sun, it is sunny and warmbask in Tenerife was basking in afternoon sunshine as they arrived.3 ENJOY/LIKE DOING somethingto enjoy the approval or attention that you are getting from other peoplebask in She basked in the admiration of the media. bask/bathe in somebody’s reflected glory at glory1(4)
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Examples from the Corpus
baskThe woodstove is throwing off heat, and I bask in its glow.His opponent, on the other hand, can hop around the country on Air Force One, basking in presidential publicity.So everyone is basking in the increased popularity of the game.Telling the story, Savelli grinned, basking in the jittery afterglow of it.Mr Haynes is very proud, and is basking in the limelight.His boss sat on the forty-first floor and was still basking in the reflected glory of his minion.bask inThe group were clearly basking in the crowd's adoration and applause.Anderson basked in the glory of the victory.It was a tremendous victory for the team, and they sat back and basked in the glory.For several months I'd been basking in the glow of graduation, but now it was time to get a job.A lizard was basking in the heat of the afternoon sun.
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Verb table
bask
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybask
he, she, itbasks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybasked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave basked
he, she, ithas basked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad basked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bask
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have basked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam basking
he, she, itis basking
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you, we, theyare basking
Past
I, he, she, itwas basking
you, we, theywere basking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been basking
he, she, ithas been basking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been basking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be basking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been basking
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