regale (one) with (something)

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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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A Georgian dandy tried to keep the modern-day guests on the straight and narrow by regaling them with drinking and gambling from days gone by.
Instead of regaling them with showbiz anecdotes about her time as Mrs Victor Meldrew, she droned on and on about the charity she supports, the Retired Greyhound Trust.
Two white haired old ladies are taking punters for a ride by regaling them with sob stories on their way into the National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham, police have warned.