Sentence Examples


  • His approaching departure did not prevent his amusing himself, but rather gave zest to his pleasures.
  • Napoleon applied himself with more zest to his studies, in the hope of speedily qualifying himself for the artillery.
  • While maintaining intact its religious attitude and its theory of knowledge, it returned with new zest to scientific studies, especially the study of the old philosophers.
  • The list of explorers since 1875 is a long one; but after Forrest's and Giles's expeditions the main object ceased to be the discovery of pastoral country: a new zest had been added to the cause of exploration, and most of the smaller expeditions concerned themselves with the search for gold.
  • This high physical zest in life seems to have declined after 1831, when his eyes began to trouble him, and he became liable to depression.