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regale (one) with (something)

1. To provide a great deal of excitement, amusement, or amusement to one with something, especially a story. He's been regaling us with tales of his adventures across Europe. I regaled them with a song-and-dance routine I've been working on for the past couple of weeks.
2. To provide a huge range or amount of food and drink to one; to provide one with a feast. The bosses said they're planning on regaling us all with a huge company dinner as a way of saying thank you for all our hard work over the last few years. The Andersons always make a point of regaling the neighborhood with a massive spread of food at the end of each summer.
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regale someone with something

to present a great deal of something, such as lavish entertainment or fine food, to someone. They regaled their guests with food and music well into the night. The committee was regaled with tales of wrongdoing by the government.
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Nowadays Lilium regale is far and away the most popular lily around, but it's only been in cultivation in the West for a relatively short time.
the sun; with flowers of the crow let us regale ourselves on the
Dutch Regale has three locations, each with two multi-deck, artisan hearth ovens that measure two meters across by two meters deep.
To order by debit/credit card call 0844 448 2451 quoting SM18590 or you can send a cheque made payable to MGN SM18590 to Lilium Regale Offer (SM18590), PO Box 64, South West District Office, Manchester, M16 9HY or visit mirrorreaderoffers.
Two chapters treat extensively, if somewhat inconclusively, lordship or dominium, in its confusing of concepts of jurisdiction and property, where government works to displace ownership; although in both Terrevermeille and in Fortescue the hereditary nature of kingship persists, a stronger sense of incorporation of that dominium that is both politicum et regale distinguishes Fortescue.
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Little surprise then that the visit to Almondbury next week of the Collegium Regale (it's Latin for King's College) is causing such a stir.
By hiring musical bands and folk singers, they leave no stone unturned to regale them.
Lilium Regale (regal lily), a Chinese species, is one of the easiest white lilies to grow.
What a treat to have an overseas ballet company regale us with adventuresome works by homegrown choreographers.
10am The Cathedral Eucharist and Baptism, Introit: O nata lux - Tallis, Collegium regale - Tallis.
Having grown many in the past or seen them in other people's gardens, I know that the photographs are superb but the real thing far exceeds them - the crystalline surface of the petals of Narcissus poeticus recurvus, the poet's daffodil, the scent of a Regale lily on a sultry, summer's evening when the perfume takes over and transports all who experience it to another place - that's why I can't resist bulbs.
In honour of the royal wedding, the castle is resurrecting some of history's greatest monarchs and transporting them to the castle to meet guests and regale them with regal tales and stories.