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Sample sentences for the GRE study word regale

regale can be used as a verb

1.Giles, the tinker who had received a special invitation to regale himself for the remainder of the day, in consideration of his services, and the constable. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.Who would think, then, that such fine ladies and gentlemen should regale themselves with an essence found in the inglorious bowels of a sick whale Yet so it is. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.And whatever you do, don't tell him your troubles The fat man hates trouble, smothers his own, and you only make him ill at ease when you regale him with yours. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
4.The owner of one scant young nose, gnawed and mumbled by the hungry cold as bones are gnawed by dogs, stooped down at Scrooge's keyhole to regale him with a Christmas carol but at the first sound o. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
5.That salesmen are popularly supposed to regale each customer with yarns till he gasps for breath and to get his signature on the dotted line while he is in that weakened condition, is more or less of a myth. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
6.The fat person likes to regale you with alluring descriptions of what he had for breakfast, what he has ordered for lunch and what he is planning for dinner--and the rarebit he has on the program for after the theater. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
7.These are the very things with which the Thoracic regales his friends and about which he is more frank and outspoken than any other type. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
8.The hero sinks upon his straw bed, weighed down by fetters and misfortunes in the next scene, his faithful but unconscious squire regales the audience with a comic song. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
9.So, my dear viscount, whenever you wish to be regaled with music come and sup with me.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.HERACLES LEFT BEHIND.--The Argonauts once more set sail, and after a stormy voyage arrived at Mysia, where they were hospitably received by the inhabitants, who spread before them plentiful banquets and sumptuously regaled them. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
11.The odour which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
12.Each stalk served as a perch for a grasshopper, which regaled the passers by through this Egyptian scene with its strident, monotonous note. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
13.He was supplied with bread of a finer, whiter quality than the usual prison fare, and even regaled each Sunday with a small quantity of wine. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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