bask in

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See: relish
References in classic literature ?
I will approach him and bask in the sunshine of his humble felicity.
Now it would roll on its back, yelping with delight, now bask in the sun with a thoughtful air of importance, and now frolic about playing with a chip of wood or a straw.
This was too much for Skipper, who laughed with such genial heartiness as to lay Jerry's silky ears back and down in self- deprecation of affection and pleadingness to bask in the sunshine of the god's smile.
The `men of my class', were heroes in the eyes of the girls, who never wearied of the exploits of `our fellows', and were frequently allowed to bask in the smiles of these great creatures, when Laurie brought them home with him.
According to reports, the starlet pulled out when the Canadian pop singer invited her to frolic and bask in the sun in Panama.
Could they have found a cult hero in local Deputy Jim McDaid who does little more than bask in the sunshine after claiming the national parliament was "irrelevant" when accused of missing 80% of Dail votes?