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glory (s) (noun), glories (pl)
1. Very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed by common consent; renown: "She won glory in the field of linguistics.
2. Something that is a source of honor, fame, or admiration; a distinguished ornament or an object of pride.
3. Adoring praise or worshipful thanksgiving: "They gave glory to God."
4. Resplendent beauty or magnificence: "This has been the glory of spring."
5. A state of great splendor, magnificence, or prosperity.
6. A state of absolute happiness, gratification, contentment, etc.: "Her father thought she was in her glory when she won the poetry contest.
7. The splendor and bliss of heaven; heaven.
8. A ring, circle, or surrounding radiance of light represented around the head or the whole figure of a sacred person; such as, Christ or a saint; a halo, nimbus, or aureole.
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Flowers, Morning Glories
Flowers known as Morning Glories.
—Photographed by Wolfram Bleul, E-mail: [email protected]

This twining herbaceous climber plant has lobed leaves and funnel-shaped flowers that open only in the morning; and that is why they are called: "Morning Glories".

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