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re·gale / riˈgāl/ • v. [tr.] entertain or amuse (someone) with talk: he regaled her with a colorful account of that afternoon's meeting. ∎  lavishly supply (someone) with food or drink: he was regaled with excellent home cooking. DERIVATIVES: re·gale·ment n. ( rare ).

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regale

regale entertain or feast in a choice manner. XVII. — F. régaler, f. ré- RE- + OF. gale pleasure, joy.

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