present participle of delight
as in joying
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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“Delighting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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