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Examples of delectation in a Sentence
Here is some chocolate for your delectation.
tourists enjoying the delectations of this tropical paradise for the first time
Recent Examples of delectation from the Web
This is a case where a woman’s nudity is presented for women’s delectation, not men’s.
The only pleasures remaining to the audience are the brief delectation of the flowing pre-Raphaelite hair of Beauty (Leslie Keller) and a lame joke about prosopagnosia.
Manchester City's Belgian maestro Kevin de Bruyne signed a new five-year-contract on Monday; to the delectation of the fans.
Here, for our delectation, was an unlikely gleaming specimen, a municipal unicorn.
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DELECTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delectation for English Language Learners
: pleasure or enjoyment
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