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gave a big cigar

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applaud, bless, boost, felicitate, laud, praise, salute, toast, stroke, wish joy to.
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Correct spelling:
entertained
Definition:
of Entertain

Synonyms:

adjective
attracted
Intrigued.
deflected
diverted.
diverted
amused, beguiled, charmed, delighted, engrossed, enthralled, entranced, exhilarated, happy, interested, occupied, pleased, relaxed, Cheered, Tickled, Transported, enjoying oneself, having fun.
given hospitality
cherished, honored, received, sheltered, treated, welcomed, Banqueted, Feasted, Feted, Harbored, Regaled, wined and dined.
noun
diverted
bored, depressed, happy, interested, irritated, occupied, Tickled, Transported.
verb
amused
amused, beguiled, charmed, delighted, distracted, diverted, enthralled, pleased, refreshed, relaxed, stimulated, Lightened.
attracted
Intrigued.
received
welcomed.
Examples of usage:
  1. Carvalho received him with the most respectful courtesy, assuring him of the King's regard; the frank expression of the Marquis's countenance setting at fault the sagacity of the Minister, if he had entertained any suspicions of his loyalty. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. He is amused and entertained, but love has not come yet." – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  3. He had long entertained a suspicion of the year and day when he should die, and even of the very hour and manner of his death; all which he had learned from the Chaldaeans, when he was a very young man. – Titus Flavius Domitianus (Domitian) The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Volume 12. by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
  4. Indeed, his visits grew to be somewhat perplexing, for the great chief must be entertained personally by the host of the establishment. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  5. And he told her of the suspicions the messenger entertained against Mr. Caryll. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini

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