Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
1. Sensation in general
377. Physical Pleasure.
PLEASURE; physical -, sensual -, sensuous - pleasure; bodily enjoyment, animal gratification, delight, sensual delight, hedonism, sensuality; luxuriousness &c. adj.; dissipation, round of pleasure; titillation, gusto, creature comforts, comfort, ease; pillow (support) [See Support]; luxury, lap of luxury; purple and fine linen; bed of -down, - roses; velvet, clover; cup of Circe (intemperance) [See Intemperance].
TREAT; diversion, entertainment, banquet, regalement, refreshment, regale; feast; delice [obs.]; dainty [See Savoriness]; bonne bouche [F.].
SOURCE OF PLEASURE [See Pleasurableness]; happiness, felicity, bliss, beatitude (mental enjoyment) [See Pleasure].
ENJOY, pleasure [rare]; feel -, experience -, receive- pleasure; relish; luxuriate -, revel -, riot -, bask -, swim -, wallo-in; feast on; gloat -over, - on; smack the lips; roll under the tongue.
live on the fat of the land, live in comfort &c. adv.; bask in the sunshine, faire ses choux gras [F.].
GIVE PLEASURE [See Pleasurableness]; charm, delight, enchant.