verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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In this episode, we share a pair of stories about people finding unexpected delight in the wilderness—having remarkable days that they didn’t really plan for and that changed them in ways they never imagined.
Equally, some of the most essential elements for science are passion and delight at the sheer, absurd wonder of it all.Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives - Issue 93: Forerunners|Alan Lightman, Hope Jahren, Robert Sapolsky,|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
In short, Oregon State’s 41-38 triumph was a delight, unless you were the Ducks.College football winners and losers: Pac-12 playoff hopes disappear with Oregon’s loss|Patrick Stevens|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Later, on her social feeds, she shared it had been a surprise, unexpected delight in a difficult time.Chrissy Teigen and John Legend publicly grieve the death of baby Jack|Ellen McGirt|October 1, 2020|Fortune
Maybe it’s different when you have more people and a larger government, but with a little over 2,000 people in our village, it’s a delight to just be helping people.
He had been delighting in zooming about just moments before.
She began riding to school and through the streets of her hometown, delighting in the freedom she felt.Is It Possible to Become Un-Paralyzed? Monique van der Vorst Says It Happened to Her|Sarah J. Robbins|December 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Here we have a novel, and a novelist, delighting in the joy of language itself.
And the whole scene was all bathed in spring sunlight, which the birds, delighting in, made into a vast concert hall.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
By day he sometimes loved to watch the little street below, delighting in the motion and color of passing groups.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
She is looking out gladly through the dripping windows and delighting in all the ugliness.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Collot D'Herbois had a personal motive of a singular nature for delighting in the task intrusted to him and his colleagues.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
They are barbarians, roving from place to place, without habits of industry, and delighting in war.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft