What means gloat?
intransitive verb. 1 : to observe or think about something with triumphant and often malicious satisfaction, gratification, or delight gloat over an enemy’s misfortune. 2 obsolete : to look or glance admiringly or amorously.
How do you pronounce gloat?
How do you spell gloated?
verb (used without object)
to look at or think about with great or excessive, often smug or malicious, satisfaction: The opposing team gloated over our bad luck.
Is the P silent in excerpt?
And yes, there is definitely a “p” in excerpt when I say it. It’s not hypercorrection, it’s just the way I say it and the way I hear it said. It rhymes roughly with burped and usurped.