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delectate

[dih-lek-teyt] /dɪˈlɛk teɪt/
verb (used with object), delectated, delectating.
1.
to please; charm; delight.
Origin
1705-1805
1705-1805; < Latin dēlectātus delighted, past participle of dēlectāre. See delectable, -ate1
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