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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To please or satisfy.

Usage examples (34)
  • Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts.
  • And my husband will be happy in the enjoyment of every expensive taste which a poor man call gratify, for the first time in his life.
  • Hence an important means towards happiness is the control of our desires, and the extinction of those that we cannot gratify, which is brought about by virtue.
  • Were I so disposed, I could not gratify the reader. for more
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