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- adj. happy, content
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of please.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Experiencing pleasure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth
- adj. experiencing or manifesting pleasure
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The fact is, the country delegates made the nominations as they pleased, and they _pleased_ to make them all from the country, except Baker and me, whom they supposed necessary to make stump speeches.
Emily needed to make the same request, for she too, had long done pretty much as she pleased; and, as we have seen, she was _pleased_ to do some very bad things.
If it were proposed to the shopkeepers in a town, that a rich man or two, living in the neighbourhood, should have power to send, _whenever they pleased_, and take away as much as they pleased of the money of the shopkeepers, and apply it to what uses they please; what an outcry the shopkeepers would make!
Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.
But if you will seek us out again at the meeting between four and five I shall be at your service afterward, and pleased, "he look her hand again," _pleased_ to see you. "
The three runners-up for the title pleased Vaizey by committing themselves to go ahead with their own programmes anyway.
The title pleased me, even though it was bestowed in fun, for my theory has always been that chintz, when properly used, is the most decorative and satisfactory of all fabrics.
The alliterative unctuousness of the title pleased me, as Mary 'Liza pronounced it smoothly in her geography lesson, the day on which Hamilcar, the carriage driver, drove over a young "old hare" in the road, and knocked one of the poor thing's eyes out.
The word "kálvária" in the title pleased him, but so did the letter Y, which is why he called his country Kylwyria.
This title pleased me best of any, for it was Harry Blew that first bestowed it on me, and from the day that he saved me from drowning, I regarded him as my true friend and protector.
With the arrival of Portia De Rossi next season, where she will have a savage relationship with another woman, the public will be again pleased with a series that explores the physical & moral boundaries of human sexuality.