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Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.

Watching novelists insult one another is one of the primary pleasures of his biography.

Because the music here is so free, so joyous, so relaxed that all its pleasures are instantly communicable.

Its pleasures are undoubtedly visual, but also more cerebral than many of the other performing arts.

One of the many pleasures of the book is to see the lyricist frolic in another form.

She grants the enjoyment of sedentary pursuits to those to whom she has denied hardier pleasures.

But Yung Pak was not allowed to share the pleasures and the trials of the boys in the public school.

One of Yung Pak's greatest pleasures was to listen to the stories which his father used to tell him about these journeys.

The king smiled, and remembering his past pleasures, ordered a thousand crowns to the peasant.

The pleasures of life (the rational pleasures I hope) had always an attraction for me.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pleasures, such as: thrill, enjoyment, joy, comfort, gratification, and satisfaction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.