( via Tristan Schmurr )
regale v. [ri-ˈgāl]: to give amusement to, entertain (via)

Note: These days, I’ve been using this word embarrassingly often. I have no regrets.

Jake regaled us with tales of his time abroad.

For the Love of a Linguaphile is a weekly series celebrating the snazzy words we encounter, from those found in great literary works, to those pesky words that keep popping up in everyday life. Hopefully you can incorporate a new word into your vocabulary, or even share one of your favorite words!