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Another word for zest

  1. A distinctive property of a substance affecting the gustatory sense

      1. That quality of a substance that is a mixing of its characteristic taste and smell
      2. Any substance added to a food, medicine, etc. to give it a particular taste; flavoring
      3. Distinctive taste; savor:
      1. Something that lends pleasure or zest:
      2. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
      3. An appetizing flavor; pleasing taste
      1. A quality perceptible to the sense of taste; flavor.
      1. That quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell
      2. The quality of something that is perceived as taste or smell:
      3. A particular taste or smell
      1. A sharp noise made by pressing the lips together and parting them suddenly, as in showing enjoyment of a taste
      2. A touch, trace, or suggestion
      3. A distinctive flavor or taste.
      1. A special or characteristic flavor, quality, etc.
      2. A strong and penetrating taste or odor
      3. A distinctively sharp taste, flavor, or odor, as that of orange juice.
      1. The quality of a thing that is perceived through the sense of taste; flavor; savor
      2. A personal preference or liking:
      3. The sense that distinguishes the sweet, sour, salty, and bitter qualities of dissolved substances in contact with the taste buds on the tongue.
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  2. Spirited enjoyment

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Another word for zest

  1. Relish

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  2. Savor

      1. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
      2. The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
      3. That one of the five senses that is stimulated by contact of a substance with the taste buds and is capable of distinguishing basically among sweet, sour, salt, and bitter: the flavor of any specific substance is usually recognized by its combined taste, smell, and texture
      1. A strong and penetrating taste or odor
      2. A projection by which a tool, such as a chisel or knife, is attached to its handle or stock.
      3. A projecting point or prong on a chisel, file, knife, etc., that fits into a handle, shaft, etc.
      1. The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting.
      1. Something that adds zest or interest:
      2. These substances considered as a group.
      3. Any of several vegetable substances, as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, or pepper, used to season food; spices are usually dried for use and have distinctive flavors and aromas
      1. An amount of food taken into the mouth at one time; a mouthful.
      2. A secure grip or hold applied by a tool or machine upon a working surface.
      3. (Dentistry) The way the upper and lower teeth meet
      1. A sharp, biting flavor; a tang:
      2. A pinch or snip that cuts off or removes a small part:
      3. The small bit or portion so removed:
      1. (Person, proper) The main character, a hook-nosed and humpbacked figure, of a Punch-and-Judy show
      2. A tool driven or pressed against a surface that is to be stamped, pierced, etc.
      3. A sweet drink made with fruit juices, carbonated beverages, sherbet, etc., often mixed with wine or liquor, and typically served in cups from a large bowl
      1. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
      2. A small nuclear power source designed to provide electricity for satellites, remote automatic weather stations, etc.
      3. The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
      1. Any of several related plants having variously colored, often fragrant flowers.
      2. An Asian herb (Zingiber officinale) of the ginger family, widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic rhizome, used as a spice or perfume and in medicine
      3. The rhizome of this plant, used as a spice either fresh or in dried and powdered form.
      1. (Slang) Power; force:
      2. One's turn at kicking
      3. (--- Sports) The motion of the legs that propels the body in swimming.
      1. The entrails or contents of the abdomen.
      2. (Slang) Content, substance.
      3. Plural form of gut
      1. Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
      2. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      3. Consistency of substance, as in paint, textiles, or wine:
      1. A lively, zestful quality; zest, vigor, animation, force, vitality, etc.
      2. A shrill, high-pitched sound, as of something moving at high speed
      3. A brief high-pitched humming or buzzing sound, such as that made by a swiftly passing object or a taut vibrating string.
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