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  • v. Present participle of pleasure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of taking pleasure; a pleasure-trip.


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  • This self-pleasuring is the very form of the meditating

    Hegel on Buddhism

  • Moreover, he loved her very dearly and spent all his substance in pleasuring and merry-making with her, til he had naught left and extreme poverty was sore upon him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Are you so full of prospects you can be turning your nose up at the idea of pleasuring the man without benefit of clergy?

    Earl of Durkness

  • Scarier still is the notion of pleasuring oneself.

    Ms. Magazine Online

  • A woman famous for allegedly having an affair with a married man David Beckham and , erm, "pleasuring" a pig on national TV.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • When one has voluntarily endured a condition of semi-suffocation throughout an evening's "pleasuring" for the unselfish reason of providing amusement for others, it's a poor thing if one cannot be assisted to lemonade in return.

    A College Girl

  • If you're going to worry about time, remember that minutes or hours spent on that kind of pleasuring is time well-spent.

  • People have been spotted not just texting and talking, but canoodling and even, to judge from reports, "pleasuring" one another in the audience at West End theatres. - Articles related to Not much truth to Heigl and Butler's rom-com pairing

  • -- Sexual situations and nudity: A couple is shown leaving a bar bathroom after a romantic interlude, kisses are exchanged, a grandmother talks about "pleasuring" her partner, a man describes his much-older girlfriend as a "very sexual being" and a woman says her husband

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  • I met him in the doorway, murmured, "Ah, Joe - how many free niggers get that kind of pleasuring, eh?", and received a murderous glare before he strode off.



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