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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of regale.


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  • I would have thought, as a child in the Night Court, I would rejoice to have my name regaled throughout the realm; now, a woman grown, I kept my mouth shut on my fame and thought of other things.

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  • There is a slight savor of a Smithfield roasting about these lines, such as regaled the senses of the Virgin Queen or Bloody Mary, which entirely reconciles us to their disuse at the present time.

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • And a newspaper report - New York Times - detailed a meeting we wish we'd been invited to, in which MTV suits regaled themselves with speculation as to which of them could wind up in the hoosegow if future episodes aired as delivered to MTV by the producers -- which is sure to boost MTV's coveted 12-24 year old guy numbers by - oh wait, 12-24-year-old guys don't read newspapers.

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  • I figured that when I entered I would regaled with detailed stories of where the grapes are from and what the practices are.

    The New York Cork Report

  • Vorange4 regaled us with the harrowing tale of how their burro fell down a well, and as we all know, “wells are not the burros natural habitat”.

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  • Other artists and art directors had regaled me with horror stories of heavy author involvement in illustrations, but that type of risk holds true in every type of creative collaboration.

    The art of Leviathan, Part Two: An interview with Keith Thompson

  • We took advantage of that generosity and spent hours and hours in his office where he regaled us with fascinating stories about the early days of the program and where he also explained in careful and intricate detail how certain provisions of Social Security came about, how an arcane part of Social Security worked, or how a particular senator's concern had led to some odd compromise in the law.

    Nancy Altman: Robert J. Myers: Honoring a Voice That Is Missed

  • Amin and Abdel-Hamid also regaled participants at a breakfast gathering entitled "Frontline stories from the Arab Spring" with revolution coverage details.

    Magda Abu-Fadil: Where Do Media Draw the Line on Ethics During Revolutions?

  • As she told me about her Upper West Side existence, I was regaled with stories of the open house theatrical soirées leading to her unshakeable determination to live in the world of the theatre - NO MATTER WHAT - obstacles be damned.

    Melody Breyer-Grell: Theater For a New City -- How Crystal Field Secured a Home For Her Uber-Progressive Theater

  • I showed them photos of the twins and regaled them with stories of the birth, leaving out the graphic parts.

    Times Two


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