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Synonyms for zest
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness(noun)

    vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

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

  2. nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest(verb)

    a tart spicy quality

    Synonyms:
    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 up(verb)

    add herbs or spices to

    Synonyms:
    spice, spice up

Wiktionary

  1. zest(noun)

    Synonyms:
    gusto

  2. zest(noun)

    Synonyms:
    relish, spice, tang

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

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

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

    Preposition:
    He had an insatiable appetite for the marvellous.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. zest

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

    Antonyms:
    distaste, disrelish, detriment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. zest(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    enthusiasm

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