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Word of the Day 03/25/21 Regale

Regale (verb, noun)
regale [ ri-geyl ]


verb (used with object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
1. to entertain lavishly or agreeably; delight.
2. to entertain with choice food or drink.

verb (used without object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
3. to feast.

noun
4. a sumptuous feast.
5. a choice article of food or drink.
6. refreshment.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH REGALE
regal, regalia

OTHER WORDS FROM REGALE
re·gale·ment, noun
re·gal·er, noun
un·re·galed, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO REGALE
amuse, entertain, satisfy, gratify, feast, serve, ply, divert, delight, please, refresh, fracture, party, nurture, grab, laugh it up

See synonyms for: regale / regaled / regaling on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1650–60; < French régaler, derivative of régal(e), Old French rigale, derivative of gale festivity (with prefix of rigoler to amuse oneself), derivative of galer to make merry; see gallant

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