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  1. zestnoun

    To scrape the zest from a fruit

    Auntie Mame had a real zest for life.


  2. zestnoun

    relish, spice, tang

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  1. zest

    Appetite is used only of the demands of the physical system, unless otherwise expressly stated, as when we say an appetite for knowledge; passion includes all excitable impulses of our nature, as anger, fear, love, hatred, etc. Appetite is thus more animal than passion; and when we speak of passions and appetites as conjoined or contrasted, we think of the appetites as wholly physical and of the passions as, in part at least, mental or spiritual. We say an appetite for food, a passion for fame. Compare DESIRE.

    Compare ANTIPATHY.

    appetency, appetite, craving, desire, disposition, impulse, inclination, liking, longing, lust, passion, proclivity, proneness, propensity, relish, thirst

    antipathy, aversion, detestation, disgust, dislike, disrelish, distaste, hatred, indifference, loathing, repugnance, repulsion

    He had an insatiable appetite for the marvellous.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. zest

    flavor, appetizer, gusto, gust, pleasure, enjoyment, relish, sharpener, recommendation, enhancement

    distaste, disrelish, detriment

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  1. gusto, relish, zest, zestfulnessnoun

    vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

    flavor, piquantness, sapidity, savour, piquance, relish, gusto, flavour, smack, tanginess, tang, zestfulness, piquancy, savor

  2. nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zestverb

    a tart spicy quality

    chilliness, serrated wrack, flavour, sea tangle, relish, tanginess, piquantness, pinch, bladderwrack, savour, flavor, piquance, smack, sea tang, coolness, black rockweed, bladder fucus, piquancy, sapidity, zestfulness, tang, savor, shot, gusto

  3. zest, spice, spice upverb

    add herbs or spices to

    spice, spice up

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. zestnoun

    relish, flavor, savor, taste, gust, gusto, smack, twang, appetizer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. zestnoun

    relish, flavor, taste, enjoyment, relish, gusto

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  1. Tom Cruise:

    I really admire Queen Elizabeth, we can all learn lessons from her, and she is such a vibrant lady with a zest for life that really is addictive. But, you know, despite all the films and success, this was a ‘moment,’ as they say, and thankfully all went well. But when you look at who she has met across the decades you do think, ‘Why did they ask me?’.

  2. Antoine De Saint-Exupery:

    True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

  3. Kirsten Fleming:

    People are excited to see Chris on the course, his zest for life is infectious. He keeps a pretty quick pace, so he’ll be right in the middle of the pack.

  4. Antoine De Saint-Exupery:

    It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.

  5. Sara El-Amine:

    We are a group that really uniquely knows that electability is self-determining and that oftentimes it's the people with the boldest vision and the most unlikely candidacies early on who can really shift the field, elizabeth Warren really has the zest and the grit and the gumption and the audacity that we loved that President Barack Obama really embodied.

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