Relish
Relish Rel"ish, n. 1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing. [1913 Webster]

Much pleasure we have lost while we abstained From this delightful fruit, nor known till now True relish, tasting. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

When liberty is gone, Life grows insipid, and has lost its relish. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge. [1913 Webster]

It preserve some relish of old writing. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness. [1913 Webster]

A relish for whatever was excelent in arts. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

I have a relish for moderate praise, because it bids fair to be j?dicious. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Taste; savor; flavor; appetite; zest; gusto; liking; delight. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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