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An example use of gloat in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you had nothing to really gloat about …”
Gloat means to show or feel proud of one's success, especially in a way that is not justified.
the word gloat occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gloat can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;