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1. bask

verb. ['ˈbæsk'] derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in.

Synonyms

  • savor
  • like
  • feast one's eyes
  • enjoy
  • relish
  • devour

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • different
  • unlike
  • unalike

Etymology

  • baðask (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Bask

  • unmask
  • trask
  • flask
  • task
  • rask
  • pasque
  • pask
  • pasch
  • mask
  • lask
  • cask
  • basque

How do you pronounce bask?

Pronounce bask as bæsk.

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Example sentences of the word bask


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When they feel cold or sluggish, they bask in the sun to warm their bodies.

2. Verb, base form
Help her feel good about herself and she'll keep coming back to bask in your sunshine.

Quotes containing the word bask


1. And I don't believe in such a thing as "happily ever after". There's only happily every now and then. I find the hardest trick is to recognize the now-and-thens, and to bask in them when they come. Happiness is a choice we make, like how to wear our hair, or having coffee with breakfast and tea at night.
- Cindy Bonner, The Passion of Dellie O'Barr

2. bask

verb. ['ˈbæsk'] be exposed.

Antonyms

  • sit

Etymology

  • baðask (Old Norse)
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