Basks vs Backs - What's the difference?

basks | backs |


As a verb basks

is (bask).

As a noun backs is

.

basks

English

Verb

(head)
  • (bask)
  • ----

    bask

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bathe in warmth; to be exposed to pleasant heat.
  • to bask in the sun
  • * Goldsmith
  • basks in the glare, and stems the tepid wave.
  • (figurative) To take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warmth or happiness. (This verb is usually followed by "in").
  • I basked in her love.
    to bask in someone's favour
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=November 7, author=Matt Bai, title=Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=As President Obama turns his attention once again to filling out a cabinet and writing an Inaugural Address, this much is clear: he should not expect to bask in a surge of national unity, or to witness a crowd of millions overrun the Mall just to say they were there.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=April 10 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Aston Villa 1 - 0 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=On this evidence they will certainly face tougher tests, as a depleted Newcastle side seemed to bask in the relative security of being ninth in the table}}

    backs

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (back)
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