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gratification
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

4 uses
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Definition
great satisfaction (pleasure)
  • In the profession we are accustomed to receive a great deal of most gratifying attention.
    Chapter 5 (33% in)
  • That curiosity about life which Lord Henry had first stirred in him, as they sat together in the garden of their friend, seemed to increase with gratification.
    Chapter 11 (9% in)
  • There were sins whose fascination was more in the memory than in the doing of them; strange triumphs that gratified the pride more than the passions, and gave to the intellect a quickened sense of joy, greater than any joy they brought, or could ever bring, to the senses.
    Chapter 14 (6% in)
  • On the contrary, you would probably feel that you were benefiting the human race, or increasing the sum of knowledge in the world, or gratifying intellectual curiosity, or something of that kind.
    Chapter 14 (62% in)

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