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delight

noun

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1 a source of great satisfaction
  • the opportunity for travel was one of the major delights of the couple's golden years

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2 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment
  • with his great sense of humor and bubbly personality, he is a delight to be around

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delight

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of delight (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to feel or express joy or triumph
  • I delighted at the sight of my old schoolyard tormentor standing behind the fast-food counter, asking customers if they wanted fries

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The first known use of delight was in the 13th century

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“Delight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delight. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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