I can’t find the link, for which I apologize all over cyberspace, but from somewhere in the twitter stream I saw a list go by of twenty words that have fallen out of use and ought to be brought back. Some of them, I could not rightly pronounce, but they were all fun. I knew maybe four out of the twenty, and could guess a few more.
This one, though, stuck with me because I am going to use it when some lordly swain wants to get his old-fashioned, sybaritic ya-ya’s out.
1. To take one’s pleasure, enjoy oneself, revel, luxuriate.
2. To fill with delight, render delightful, delight.