delight

Part of speech: verb

To please or gratify highly; charm.

Part of speech: verb

To rejoice; followed by in or an infinitive.

Part of speech: noun

Joyful satisfaction, or that which affords it.

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Usage examples "delight":

  1. But a woman's love is no such mere delight. - "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  2. Still, I did not give the matter a second thought, and before one o'clock St. Mabyn appeared in the seventh heaven of delight, for he was walking around the grounds of Granitelands with Norah Blackwater by his side. - ""The Pomp of Yesterday"", Joseph Hocking.
  3. Matilda laughed for very delight, as well as at the fun of the thing. - "Trading", Susan Warner.