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plea·sure

hedonophobia.

Plea·sure

(ple'zhūr),
Max A., U.S. dentist, 1903-1965. See: Pleasure curve.

pleasure

[L. placere, to please]
The feeling of being delighted or pleased.

pleasure

Any enjoyable or agreeable emotion or sensation, to the pursuit of which most people, who are free to do so, devote their lives.
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A 17-year-old youth was ordered to be detained at Her Majesty's Pleasure for murder and detained for 16 years concurrently for attempted murder.
She was detained at Her Majesty's pleasure in 1968 for the Tyneside manslaughter of two boys, aged four and three.
Three youths have been ordered to be detained at Her Majesty's Pleasure after a teenager was stabbed to death during a street robbery in Birmingham.
Bremner, Bird And Fortune: At Her Majesty's Pleasure, Sunday, C4, 8pm.
Mr Justice Aikins adjourned sentencing on the four so that pre-sentence reports could be prepared but he told the three who had been convicted of murder that the only sentence he could pass was that they be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.
But because they were 17-year-old juveniles they were ordered to be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.
He was just 19 when he was detained at Her Majesty's Pleasure in 1983 for the murder of Mr Daniel Sands, whose badly-decomposed body was found in a shallow grave at Grinshill, near Shrewsbury, in March 1982.
Rosser was ordered to be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.
Terry, also of Bedfont, was detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.
Matthews and Dawkins, 21, were ordered to be detained at her Majesty's pleasure.
Lawrence, also of Camborne, denied murder but was yesterday convicted and sentenced to be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.
Will Bob be spared a long spell at Her Majesty's pleasure, or is he heading straight back to a prison cell?