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Giving fulfilment or the pleasure associated with this:‘these are very satisfying books’
fulfilling, rewarding, gratifying, pleasing, enjoyable, pleasurable, to one's likingsatisfactory, reasonable, acceptableView synonyms
- ‘What emerges most of all from this thoroughly satisfying book, however, is the tragedy of our own ignorance about early American responses to the landscape.’
- ‘Yet somehow the film's many parts never manage to cohere into a satisfying whole.’
- ‘Rich, elegant, fragrant and mystical, it provides a most satisfying dining experience.’
- ‘The parade of cardboard characters with implausible motives makes for a less than satisfying read.’
- ‘Ward knelt and flicked the latches on his guitar case with two satisfying clicks.’
- ‘Fluffy, creamy and brimming with shrimp flavour, it's one of those satisfying crowd-pleasers.’
- ‘To try to single out a recent painting as being particularly satisfying is difficult.’
- ‘Volunteering and helping people in need can be both satisfying and fulfilling.’
- ‘Raw food is much more nutritious than cooked food, and is more satisfying in smaller quantities.’
- ‘Some surprising but immensely satisfying articles reflect Engel's reach.’
- ‘For those who like to ponder weighty questions, this portion of the book will be an intellectually satisfying read.’
- ‘The key to a successful revenge film is a viscerally satisfying ending.’
- ‘Tomorrow we're heading to the Tate Modern, which is always a far more satisfying experience.’
- ‘Setting up you own business can be very satisfying and fulfilling, but it can be very lonely and isolating and is very hard work.’
- ‘The resulting education is intense, engaged, and immensely satisfying and enjoyable.’
- ‘Save a few false notes and overlong lyrical passages, he has produced a wholly satisfying novel.’
- ‘What was most satisfying was the back and forth with the audience after the screenings.’
- ‘Being artsy, it appears, takes precedence over being satisfying.’
- ‘The film is able to capture the essence of the story, but cannot find the subtle nuances that made the book such a satisfying read.’
- ‘Perhaps that's why putting this issue together was such a deeply satisfying labor of love.’
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