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synonyms for delight in

  • admire
  • adore
  • appreciate
  • cherish
  • indulge in
  • relish
  • revel in
  • savor
  • amuse oneself
  • be content
  • be pleased
  • dig
  • eat up
  • enjoy
  • feast on
  • get a kick out of
  • get high on
  • get off on
  • glory in
  • groove on
  • like
  • live a little
  • live it up
  • love
  • luxuriate in
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antonyms for delight in

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  • abhor
  • condemn
  • despise
  • detest
  • dislike
  • hate
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How to use delight in in a sentence

He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Louis listened with pleasure, and dwelt with delight on the interesting Princess and her son.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It was her delight to mingle politics and chivalric devotion, in their long conferences.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The morning we started was one of those perfect autumnal days when it is a delight simply to live.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Arnold, after he had a dozen times expressed his delight at my return, asked if I had seen any shooting.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
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