Sarah was basking in a kind of golden haze of glory—and who could blame her?
But the separatists continue to think they are basking in the glory of their accomplishment.
Taken all together, Election Day has progressives “basking in the glow,” as Ellison puts it.
late 14c., basken "to wallow (in blood)," with loss of middle syllable, from Old Norse baðask "to bathe oneself," reflexive of baða "bathe" (see bathe). Modern meaning "soak up a flood of warmth" is apparently due to Shakespeare's use of the word in reference to sunshine in "As You Like It" (1600). Related: Basked; basking.