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regale
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to entertain — especially with amusing stories
  • Who would think, then, that such fine ladies and gentlemen should regale themselves with an essence found in the inglorious bowels of a sick whale!
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (53% in)

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