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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
delight
Definition:
give pleasure to or be pleasing to; " These colors please the senses"; " a pleasing sensation"

Synonyms:

noun
amusement
beguilement, field day, whoopee, Regalement, Laughters, merriments, fun and games, beguilements, merry go round.
beauty
sight.
cheer
exuberance, hopefulness, jauntiness, joyousness, Cheeriness, merry-making, good cheer.
cheerfulness
joie de vivre, Light-heartedness.
cognition
delight, joy, pleasure.
delight
delectation, enjoy, joy, please, pleasure, revel.
enjoyment
study at pleasure.
enjoyment, happiness
contentment, delectation, ecstasy, enchantment, fruition, gladness, glee, gratification, hilarity, jollity, joy, mirth, pleasure, rapture, relish, satisfaction, transport, felicity, joyance.
feelings
emotion.
love
devotedness, love, Ardency, mad for.
pleasure
agreeability, amusement, bliss, brightness, cheer, cheerfulness, complaisance, contentment, ecstasy, enjoyment, entertainment, enthrallment, euphoria, exhilaration, gaiety, gladness, gratification, happiness, jollity, joy, joyfulness, pleasure, rapture, relish, satisfaction, sunniness, well-being, Bonniness.
pride
self-love, self-sufficiency, Self-admiration, Self-trust, self-worth, self-glorification, egoisms, selfglorification.
satisfaction
contentedness, good fortune, gratification, propitiation, satiety.
self-esteem
pride.
self-regard
self-regard.
sweet
chocolate, confiture, sugarplum, sweetmeat, chocolates, sugarplums, sweets, sweetmeats, final course.
verb
amuse
amuse, beguile, charm, distract, divert, entertain, enthrall, lighten, please, refresh, relax, stimulate.
emotion
delight, please.
make happy; experience happiness
allure, amuse, attract, charm, cheer, content, divert, enchant, enrapture, entertain, exult, fascinate, freak out, gladden, glory, gratify, groove, jubilate, please, ravish, rejoice, satisfy, score, send, slay, thrill, wow, Arride, Delectate, knock out, turn on, tickle pink, knock dead, be the ticket, go over big, tickle to death, hit the spot.
please
exhilarate, gratify, satisfy.
Examples of usage:
  1. You have taken delight in coming to tell me this!" – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  2. Should relations be broken between her and lord Gartley, she knew it would delight the major; yet she was able to look upon him as a friend in whom she could trust. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  3. The girl smiled her delight. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. His will and desire will be the delight of our hearts. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  5. The way of light is the way of delight, and " the joy of the Lord is our strength." – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett

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