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Relish

relish

1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing. Much pleasure we have lost while we abstained From this delightful fruit, nor known till now True relish, tasting. (milton) When liberty is gone, life grows insipid, and has lost its relish. (Addison)

2. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge. It preserve some relish of old writing. (pope)

3. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness. A relish for whatever was excelent in arts. (Macaulay) I have a relish for moderate praise, because it bids fair to be jdicious. (Cowper)

4. That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.

Synonym: taste, savor, flavor, appetite, zest, gusto, liking, delight.


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