adjective see zest

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  • zestful — index eager, fervent, ready (willing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • zestful — (adj.) 1797, from ZEST (Cf. zest) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Zestfully; zestfulness …   Etymology dictionary

  • zestful — zest ► NOUN 1) great enthusiasm and energy. 2) excitement or piquancy. 3) the outer coloured part of the peel of citrus fruit, used as flavouring. DERIVATIVES zestful adjective zesty adjective. ORIGIN French zeste …   English terms dictionary

  • zestful — zestfully, adv. zestfulness, n. /zest feuhl/, adj. 1. full of zest. 2. characterized by keen relish, hearty enjoyment, etc. [1840 50; ZEST + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • zestful — adjective having a spirited love of life; ebullient See Also: zestfully, zestfulness …   Wiktionary

  • zestful — Synonyms and related words: active, acute, aggressive, agog, alacritous, all agog, animated, antic, anxious, avid, bracing, breathless, brisk, burning, bursting to, capersome, cheering, coltish, cordial, crisp, crispy, curried, desirous, dynamic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • zestful — zest·ful || zestfÊŠl adj. enthusiastic; flavorful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zestful — adj 1. piquant, pungent, spicy, nippy; hot, peppery; tasty, toothsome, savory, delicious, luscious. 2. vivacious, vivid, frisky, brisk, hearty, zesty; energetic, vigorous, Inf. full of pep, Inf. peppy, Inf. full of get up and go; lively, full of… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • zestful — zest·ful …   English syllables

  • zestful — See: zest …   English dictionary

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