DELICIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of delicious
Definition:
a. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; greatly pleasing or entertaining
Example:
In addition, many soaps and shampoos come in delicious scents that can be tempting for a child.
Sentence in Classic:
It was the cool gray dawn, and there was a delicious sense of repose and peace in the deep pervading calm and silence of the woods.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Then in came the old man with the most pleased and happy face, the most delicious preserves, apples, and nuts, and so the little boy thought no more about the pewter soldier.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
That velvet was delicious; at home, looking at her neck in the looking glass, Kitty had felt that that velvet was speaking.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Smiling sleepily still with closed eyes, he flung fat little arms round her shoulders, rolled towards her, with the delicious sleepy warmth and fragrance that is only found in children, and began rubbing his face against her neck and shoulders.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre sat down by the fire and began eating the mash, as they called the food in the cauldron, and he thought it more delicious than any food he had ever tasted.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After tea, when the door was shut and all was made snug (the nights being cold and misty now), it seemed to me the most delicious retreat that the imagination of man could conceive.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Such commendations had been bestowed upon his bravery, that he could not, for the life of him, help postponing the explanation for a few delicious minutes; during which he had flourished, in the very zenith of a brief reputation for undaunted courage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
There was a delicious irony in the offer, in the courtliness of giving preference on such a ghastly occasion.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
She read, too, in his answering gaze the delicious confirmation of her triumph, and for the moment it seemed to her that it was for him only she cared to be beautiful.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
There would be long warm afternoons when ladies would call and, amid the rustlings of taffeta petticoats and the rhythmic harsh cracklings of palmetto fans, she would serve tea and delicious sandwiches and cakes and leisurely gossip the hours away.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I had, the evening before, drunk plentifully of a most delicious wine called glimigrim, (the Blefuscudians call it flunec, but ours is esteemed the better sort,) which is very diuretic.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context