Example sentences for: delight

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

  • Summer hiking in the largely German-speaking region of Alto Adige (Austrian South Tyrol till 1918) is a delight.

  • Critics ignore the absurd premise--a cop (John Travolta) and a villain (Nicolas Cage) each undergoing plastic surgery to look like the other one--and take unabashed delight in the movie's "grandly operatic pulp" (David Ansen, Newsweek ). Reviews credit Woo with giving violence "balletic grace" (Todd McCarthy, Variety ) as well as "moral gravity" (Richard Corliss, Time ). Cage and Travolta are deemed "two of the most daring, physically intuitive, soulful performers on screen" (Ansen).

  • The Wall Street Journal 's Jim Fusilli writes that it's "the kind of disk you replay when it rolls to a close, just to delight in all that cleverness once again."

  • But I would also like to think that there may be a few Martials among the contributors to Thoughts For All Seasons , and that their quips will continue to delight or offend long after they are gone.

  • That's why I hope you will take special delight in knowing that on the day Wanda's new Habitat house is dedicated, your loving spirit will be felt on that joyous occasion.


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