PLEASURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLEASURE
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pleasure
 n.  agreeable sensations or emotions; happiness produced by the expectation
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The fact that admiration for his learning mingled with Mattie's wonder at what he taught was not the least part of his pleasure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  She laughed with pleasure, her head tilted back, the lamplight sparkling on her lips and teeth.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  She had cast down her eyes demurely, her heart beating with wild pleasure, thinking the happy moment had come.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  But it gave Gerald pleasure to air his views, and Ellen was unfailingly thoughtful of her husband's pleasure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  As the carriage bore her down the red road toward the Wilkes plantation, Scarlett had a feeling of guilty pleasure that neither her mother nor Mammy was with the party.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Carreen's round little face became pink, as pleasure struggled with incredulity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  She had never given him more than perfunctory courtesy before, and so the beaming smile of pleasure with which she greeted him and the two hands outstretched to his almost took his breath away.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  She felt that she could claw Melanie's ivory skin till the blood ran and take pleasure in doing it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She could have clawed him with pleasure too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  "I should cry into my pillow every night," said Scarlett, meaning to be flippant, but he took the statement at face value and went red with pleasure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  From this, Charles and Melanie could only infer that she took a profound pleasure in this occasional excitement, the only excitement in her sheltered life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  No, she was not happy now, and at first she had been radiant with the pleasure of being in a crowd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  And, of course, you always blushed on such occasions, otherwise they would pinch you with more pleasure than was proper and then tell their sons that you were fast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
14  No pang of conscience at loving another woman's husband or reading that woman's mail disturbed her pleasure in her youth and charm and her renewed assurance of Ashley's love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  He seemed to take pleasure not only in affronting the sincere and red-hot loyalties of Atlanta but in presenting himself in the worst possible light.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
16  Business sweetens pleasure, and labour sweetens rest.
17  I don't like to mix business with pleasure.
18  It is always a pleasure doing business with you.
19  Also present is the concept of aesthetic pleasure emerging as a by-product of the successful ordering of complex data.
20  I take great pleasure in sending here with a little wedding present in celebration Of the happy event.
21  Follow pleasure and it will flee thee; flee pleasure and it will follow thee.
22  Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.
23  She found the idea of killing animals for pleasure barbaric.
24  His expenditure on pleasure and luxuries is rather high in proportion to his income.
25  The heavy expenses involved in his marriage celebration cancelled out the possible pleasure he'd have.
26  Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
27  She discovered to her pleasure, a talent for making her fellow guests laugh.
28  The greatest pleasure of life is love.
29  We request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of our daughter Lisa.
30  I need hardly say what a pleasure it is to introduce our speaker.