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Causing delight; charming.‘a delightful secluded garden’
very pleasant, lovely, greatly to one's liking, very agreeable, very pleasurablecharming, enchanting, captivating, bewitching, entrancing, engaging, appealing, winning, fetching, sweet, endearing, cuteView synonyms
- ‘But she parried our questions with a wit that reminds us why we found her mother so delightful.’
- ‘A good cup of hot cocoa sounded delightful at the moment, and Eric licked his lips.’
- ‘I found it quite delightful, very different and definitely worth seeing.’
- ‘Even his gloves glowed before him, and he found the sensation quite delightful.’
- ‘It's a venue for every occasion and one that offers delightful meals for special calendar dates.’
- ‘The thing I have found most delightful is having friends all over the world.’
- ‘What a truly delightful prospect to be given the task of editing the entire Eircom phone directory.’
- ‘The extras return to the formula and do not have any delightful surprises.’
- ‘My cough sounds delightful like two pieces of sandpaper rubbing together in a rugby brawl.’
- ‘She was a delightful woman and made a enormous contribution to the council.’
- ‘Still, it provided some respite from the delightful aroma of cigarettes.’
- ‘The salmon was moist and succulent, the pastry buttery, rich and golden, delightful.’
- ‘Here, the delightful aroma of tea will envelope and invigorate you.’
- ‘This is a truly delightful detached home in an excellent location.’
- ‘Few come to Italy without thinking that it would be delightful to live there.’
- ‘And then today some delightful woman decided she would join the plebs and go swimming.’
- ‘Anyway, it has also been delightful to be back seeing my loved ones.’
- ‘I've eaten all of these recipes, and they are absolutely delightful.’
- ‘"Well, isn't this a delightful surprise, " Ella purred.’
- ‘Either way, the idea behind it sounds delightful.’
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