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Definition of "basking" []

  • Present participle of bask. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "basking" in a sentence
  • "Twenty-one years later, as a well-known world figure, Mr. Samaranch returned to Moscow to finish his term basking in the unprecedented popularity and riches of the games but still bearing the scars of the scandal that led to the ouster of 10 IOC members for receiving improper benefits from the 2002 Salt Lake bid committee."
  • "Our source, the Green Iguana Society, recommends a cage of about 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 6 feet tall, with a heat source (called a basking light)."
  • "There's another shark that's considerably larger than the white shark called the basking shark, and that gets to be about 40 feet long."