glory = 'awesome horror'

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 8 16:53:03 UTC 2012

On Nov 8, 2012, at 11:25 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> "[Illustrator] Robert Nicholls captures dinosaur death in all its glory."
> OED 8, "a state of exaltation and splendour" doesn't cut it.
> Maybe there needs to be a special def. of "in all (one's) glory" : 'at
> one's most impressive.'
A natural evolution from the earlier attested meaning of _glory_ as 'a nice knock-down argument'


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