Pleasuring
Pleasure Pleas"ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pleasured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pleasuring}.] To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

[Rolled] his hoop to pleasure Edith. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pleasured — Pleasure Pleas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pleasured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pleasuring}.] To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify. Shak. [1913 Webster] [Rolled] his hoop to pleasure Edith. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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