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content
used in Summer Pleasures

33 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • Her body was tossed between utter contentment and urgency, until reason was something too vague to grasp.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (36% in)
  • The closeness, the contentment that came with commitment and intimacy?
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (89% in)
  • He felt a touch of the same contentment here with his arm around Bryan and night closing in.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (69% in)
  • The sight of her slim, supple body beneath the thin fluttering material sent the contentment he'd felt skyrocketing into need.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • Until something formed for her, Bryan contented herself with taking a shot of the second baseman, who passed the time until the batter stepped into the box by kicking his spikes against the bag and blowing bubbles with his wad of gum.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (49% in)

There are no more uses of "content" flagged with this meaning in Summer Pleasures.

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exact meaning not specified
  • She sat back, content to ride.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (54% in)
  • You don't strike me as someone who'd be content to drive back and forth to an airport day after day, shuttling passengers and hauling luggage.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (38% in)
  • Yet, he's content to do absolutely nothing for hours at a time.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (2% in)
  • You can't make me believe you're content to leave your characters in limbo, when you've drawn them so carefully.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (38% in)
  • On this late afternoon, in the hour before dusk, she was content to sit by the fire and tend supper.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (57% in)
  • Should she feel so content now that the rain had stopped and dawn was breaking?
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (4% in)
  • Content, he held her against him and sighed.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (19% in)
  • He ate with the ease of a man completely content.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (71% in)
  • But how long, he wondered, how long would she be content to shun the polish?
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (27% in)
  • Content, she cuddled against him a moment, then lifting her head, she grinned.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (99% in)
  • She'd never have expected the man whose books she'd read to be a devoted father, content to spend his time with a ten-year-old girl.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (37% in)
  • Lee sighed, content to stay where she was.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (60% in)
  • She closed her eyes, content, but with a thrill of excitement underneath.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (96% in)
  • Bryan dropped the wallet onto the desk with half the contents of her purse.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (64% in)
  • She was content to ride as long as he was content to drive.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (15% in)
  • She was content to ride as long as he was content to drive.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (15% in)
  • If she was looking for a lazy summer evening and a family content with it and one another, she could've done no better.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (86% in)
  • In the beginning, it had always been Bryan who'd all but forced him into conversations when he'd have been content to drive in silence for hours.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (19% in)
  • Groggy and content to be so, she yawned.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (19% in)
  • Perhaps they were all the woman needed to keep her content.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (26% in)
  • Content to wait, he set the bag in the van, drawing out the first cold can before he turned to pay the attendant for the gas.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (30% in)
  • Content, she snuggled back against him, a move that at first surprised him, then pleased.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (67% in)
  • She seemed content to breathe it in, to breathe it out while slowly driving him mad.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (92% in)
  • But here, where the air was heavy and the living slow, she was content to lie back, cross her ankles and wait for whatever came.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (4% in)
  • The lights had glowed on the water, the water had rippled from the river taxis, the taxis had been full of people content with the Texas version of a gondola.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (11% in)
  • She was perfectly content the way things were.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (82% in)
  • Snuggled back in her seat with champagne swimming in her head and thunder grumbling in a bad-tempered sky, she was content to ride along wherever he chose to go.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (73% in)
  • Content, she glanced around at the dark, wet streets, the puddles at the curbs.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in Summer Pleasures.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®