Example sentences for: delight

How can you use “delight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When I request a discount to which I am entitled owing to my advanced age, I ask for the fogy discount or rate . When in England, I request the rate for wrinklies and delight in watching people squirm.

  • In the movie's prologue, he can hardly contain his delight that his son is set to marry the daughter of the local chief inspector, a man whose revulsion for this dark-skinned taxi driver with his cheap camera is manifest in every frozen half-smile.

  • But that twist will annoy more people than it will delight, if only because it shifts the drama from the realm of the sociological to that of the psychoanalytic.

  • The old town, which is peppered with several fine turn-of-the-century cafés on or near Praça República (including Café Astoria and A Brasileira), is a delight to wander around.

  • Of course, those who delight in this factoid never tell you how many Gen-Xers actually believe in UFOs--which might be the alarming bit.

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