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regale
used in Of Human Bondage

2 uses
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Definition
to entertain — especially with amusing stories
  • Thorpe, the eldest boy, was old enough to go on the Arethusa, and Athelny regaled his family with magnificent descriptions of the appearance the lad would make when he came back in uniform for his holidays.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (88% in)
  • Mr. Sampson was very proud of his friendship with the popular favourites whose frocks he made, and when he went out to dinner at two o'clock on Sunday with Miss Victoria Virgo, "she was wearing that powder blue we made her and I lay she didn't let on it come from us, I "ad to tell her meself that if I "adn't designed it with my own "ands I'd have said it must come from Paquin', at her beautiful house in Tulse Hill, he regaled the department next day with abundant details.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (9% in)

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