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 Meanings and Examples of REGAL
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 a.  of or relating to a monarch; royal; magnificent; splendid
Classic Sentence:
1  And not only that, but moody stricken Ahab stood before them with a crucifixion in his face; in all the nameless regal overbearing dignity of some mighty woe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
2  From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
3  Throwing a regal homecoming glance around the neighborhood, Mrs. Wilson gathered up her dog and her other purchases and went haughtily in.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
4  Holmes's eyes fixed themselves upon one of them, and following his gaze I saw the picture of a regal and stately lady in Court dress, with a high diamond tiara upon her noble head.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  Two cases there are, I say, whereby a king, ipso facto, becomes no king, and loses all power and regal authority over his people; which are also taken notice of by Winzerus.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
6  He was supplied with bread of a finer, whiter quality than the usual prison fare, and even regaled each Sunday with a small quantity of wine.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
7  Each stalk served as a perch for a grasshopper, which regaled the passers by through this Egyptian scene with its strident, monotonous note.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
8  Zeena answered in her every-day tone and, warming to the theme, regaled them with several vivid descriptions of intestinal disturbances among her friends and relatives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
9  Still, however, it was her private regale.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
10  The hero sinks upon his straw bed, weighed down by fetters and misfortunes; in the next scene, his faithful but unconscious squire regales the audience with a comic song.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  The queen, dressed in regal purple, was joined by her husband.
2  She regaled us with an account of her school-days.
3  She regaled the guests with the best dishes she could offer.
4  John wanted to regale us with tales of his adventures in Africa.