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regale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of regale

  1. a large fancy meal often accompanied by ceremony or entertainment <a regale to honor the retiring Supreme Court justice> Synonyms banquet, dinner, feed, feast, spreadRelated Words chow, mess, repast, table; blowout, carnival, festival, fete (or fête), gala, party, shindig; festivity; barbecue, clambake, cookout, fry, luau, roast; buffet, luncheon, smorgasbord




regale

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of regale

  1. 1 to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied <regaled his grandchildren with stories of his time in Morocco> Synonyms disport, divert, entertain, amuse, solaceRelated Words absorb, busy, distract, engage, engross, immerse, interest, involve, occupy; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), fascinate; grip, hypnotize, intrigue, mesmerize; coddle, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, please, pleasure, spoil; appease, comfort, conciliate, console, content, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate, sootheNear Antonyms bore, jade; drain, enervate, exhaust, fatigue, tire, wear, wear out, weary; aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, disturb, exasperate, fret, gall, grate, harass, harry, irk, nettle, peeve, perturb, pester, pique, upset, vex

  2. 2 to entertain with a fancy meal <an inn that nightly regales its guests with five-course meals prepared by a master chef> Synonyms banquet, dine, junket, feastRelated Words board, cater, feed, provision; fete (or fête), honor, recognize




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