Delight



noun
1.
a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture:
She takes great delight in her job.
2.
something that gives great pleasure:
The dance was a delight to see.
verb (used with object)
3.
to give great pleasure, satisfaction, or enjoyment to; please highly:
The show delighted everyone.
verb (used without object)
4.
to have great pleasure; take pleasure (followed by in or an infinitive):
She delights in going for long walks in the country.
verb
1.
(transitive) to please greatly
2.
(intransitive) foll by in. to take great pleasure (in)
noun
3.
extreme pleasure or satisfaction; joy
4.
something that causes this: music was always his delight
delight

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