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PLE'ASING, participle present tense Gratifying; exciting agreeable sensations or emotions in.

PLE'ASING, adjective Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable to the senses or to the mind; as a pleasing prospect; a pleasing reflection; pleasing manners.

1. Gaining approbation. 1 John 3:1.

PLE'ASING, noun The act of gratifying.