Thesaurus / regaling


While we were regaling ourselves round a large fire, some wild beast gave a roar in the bushes.

So you have been regaling Lord Sartoris (an utter stranger to you) with a history of all our private griefs and woes!

I was regaling him with one of the choicest of Messer Sacchetti's paradoxes, gurgling, myself, at the humour of the thing I told.

The Shame of MotleyRaphael Sabatini

But the baron had bent down his face, and was regaling himself upon an olive.

My Novel, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

We took biscuits and bully beef with us but the hospitable sailors insisted on regaling us with a hot meal.

And the manufacturer could hardly swallow the sips of cognac with which he was regaling himself.

The Fourth Estate, vol. 2Armando Palacio Valds

Pettit was doing most of the talking, regaling his two auditors with tales from his abundant store of anecdotes.

A Hoosier ChronicleMeredith Nicholson

He had, however, overlooked some hornets, which were regaling themselves at the same time.

In June the black-billed makes a tour through the orchard and garden, regaling himself upon the canker-worms.

Wake-RobinJohn Burroughs

With such pressing business matters on hand, he has no time for regaling you with "linked sweetness long drawn out."

Our Bird ComradesLeander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser


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