delectate

[ dih-lek-teyt ]
/ dɪˈlɛk teɪt /

verb (used with object), de·lec·tat·ed, de·lec·tat·ing.

to please; charm; delight.

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Origin of delectate

1705–1805; < Latin dēlectātus delighted, past participle of dēlectāre. See delectable, -ate1
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