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  • 21delight — 01. The baby squealed in [delight] when she saw the kitten. 02. We had a [delightful] time singing and chatting with friends at Robbie s wedding. 03. Okanagan Springs new red wine is [delightfully] fresh and fruity tasting. 04. The children… …

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  • 22take someone's breath away — ASTONISH, astound, amaze, stun, startle, stagger, shock, take aback, dumbfound, jolt, shake up; awe, overawe, thrill; informal knock sideways, flabbergast, blow away, bowl over; Brit. informal knock for six. → breath * * * take someone s breath… …

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  • 23take — I. verb (took; taken; taking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tacan, from Old Norse taka; akin to Middle Dutch taken to take Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to get into one s hands or into one s possession, power, or… …

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  • 24take — takable, takeable, adj. taker, n. /tayk/, v., took, taken, taking, n. v.t. 1. to get into one s hold or possession by voluntary action: to take a cigarette out of a box; to take a pen and begin to write. 2. to hold, grasp, or grip: to take a book …

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  • 25take — I [[t]te͟ɪk[/t]] USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS ♦ takes, taking, took, taken (Take is used in combination with a wide range of nouns, where the meaning of the combination is mostly given by the noun. Many of these combinations are common… …

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  • 26take — [c]/teɪk / (say tayk) verb (took, taken, taking) –verb (t) 1. to get into one s hands or possession by force or artifice. 2. to seize, catch, or capture. 3. to grasp, grip or hold. 4. to get into one s hold, possession, control, etc., by one s… …

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  • 27take — 1. verb 1) she took his hand Syn: lay hold of, get hold of; grasp, grip, clasp, clutch, grab Ant: give 2) he took an envelope from his pocket Syn: remove …

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  • 28Take the High Road — This article is about the Scottish soap opera. For the Elemeno P song, see Take the High Road (song). Take the High Road Opening titles Format Soap opera Cre …

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  • 29take — v 1. acquire, secure, get, obtain, gain, procure, come by, Sl. cop; catch, seize, capture; hold, grasp, grip, clasp, embrace; garner, harvest, gather, glean; reach, attain, achieve, win; receive, accept, react or respond to; have, possess,… …

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  • 30delight — I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a high degree of gratification ; joy; also extreme satisfaction 2. something that gives great pleasure < her performance was a delight > 3. archaic the power of affording pleasure II …

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  • 31delight — delighter, n. delightingly, adv. delightless, adj. /di luyt /, n. 1. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture: She takes great delight in her job. 2. something that gives great pleasure: The dance was a delight to see. v.t. 3. to give …

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  • 32delight — Synonyms and related words: a thing for, adore, affinity, allure, amuse, appreciate, aptitude, aptness, attract, be in heaven, be pleased, beam, beatification, beatitude, becharm, beguile, bent, bewitch, bewitchment, bias, blessedness, bliss,&#8230; …

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  • 33delight — /dəˈlaɪt / (say duh luyt) noun 1. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture. 2. something that gives great pleasure. –verb (t) 3. to give great pleasure, satisfaction, or enjoyment to; please highly. –verb (i) 4. to have great&#8230; …

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  • 34take — verb ADVERB ▪ well ▪ badly ▪ She took the news of her father s death very badly. ▪ seriously ▪ I wanted to be taken seriously as an artist …

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  • 35delight — verb please greatly. ↘(delight in) take great pleasure in. noun great pleasure. ↘a cause or source of great pleasure. Derivatives delighted adjective delightedly adverb Origin ME: from OFr. delitier (v.), delit (n.), from L. delectare to charm ,&#8230; …

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  • 36delight — 1. verb 1) her manners delighted him Syn: please greatly, charm, enchant, captivate, entrance, thrill; gladden, gratify, appeal to; entertain, amuse, divert; informal send, tickle pink, bowl over Ant …

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  • 37delight — de•light [[t]dɪˈlaɪt[/t]] n. 1) a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture 2) something that gives great pleasure 3) to give delight to 4) to have or take great pleasure: She delights in walking[/ex] • Etymology: 1175–1225; &LT; OF&#8230; …

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  • 38delight — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by with) please greatly (the gift delighted them; was delighted that you won; delighted with the result). 2 intr. (often foll. by in, or to + infin.) take great pleasure; be highly pleased (delighted in her success;&#8230; …

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  • 39delight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. joy, rapture. v. please, thrill. See pleasure. Ant., dismay. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. enjoyment, joy, pleasure; see happiness 2 , pleasure 1 . See Synonym Study at pleasure . v. 1. [To give pleasure]&#8230; …

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  • 40take — I. v. a. 1. Receive, accept. 2. Seize, grasp, gripe, clasp, lay hold of, get hold of. 3. Entrap, ensnare, circumvent. 4. Capture, catch, make prisoner of. 5. Come upon, befall, smite, fasten on, attack, seize. 6. Conquer, capture, cause to&#8230; …

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