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glōrĭōsus , a, um, adj. gloria.
II. Vainglorious, boasting, bragging, haughty, conceited, ostentatious (syn.: jactans, arrogans, superbus, insolens, vanus, ostentator).
B. Esp.: Miles gloriosus, the title of a comedy of Plautus. To this refers: “deforme est, de se ipsum praedicare, falsa praesertim, et cum irrisione audientium imitari Militem gloriosum,Cic. Off. 1, 38, 137; and: “milites,id. Lael. 26, 98.—Hence, adv.: glōrĭōse .
1. (Acc. to I.) Gloriously: res magnas manu gerere, Naev. ap. Gell. 6, 8, 5: “triumphare,Cic. Fam. 2, 12, 3; Vulg. Exod. 15, 1.—Comp.: “quia relicua gloriosius retinebat,Sall. H. 1, 55 Dietsch. —Sup.: “quod per ipsos confici potuit, gloriosissime et magnificentissime confecerunt,Cic. Att. 14, 4, 2.—
2. (Acc. to II.) Boastfully, vauntingly, pompously: “exorsus es non gloriose magis a veritate quam, etc.,Cic. de Or. 2, 8, 31: “mentiri,id. Mil. 27, 72; cf. “proloqui,Plaut. Stich. 2, 1, 4: amiciri, id. Pers. 2, 5, 6: “amicitiam ostentare,Sall. H. 4, 61, 8 Dietsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (26):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 2.12.3
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 9.14.2
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 8.12.5
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 25.14
    • Cicero, For King Deiotarius, 14.40
    • Cicero, For Milo, 27.72
    • Cicero, Philippics, 1.14.33
    • Plautus, Curculio, 4.1
    • Plautus, Pseudolus, 3.2
    • Plautus, Stichus, 2.1
    • Plautus, Truculentus, 1.2
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 15.1
    • Tacitus, Historiae, 5.17
    • Plautus, Persa, 2.5
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 1.43
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 2.8
    • Suetonius, Caligula, 8
    • Suetonius, Divus Claudius, 1
    • Suetonius, Tiberius, 52
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 10.44
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 3.9.13
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 1.11
    • Cicero, De Amicitia, 26
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 2.2
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 1.38
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 6.8.5
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