ambrosial

  • 1 Ambrosial — Am*bro sial, a. [L. ambrosius, Gr. ?.] 1. Consisting of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia; delighting the taste or smell; delicious. Ambrosial food. Ambrosial fragrance. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Divinely excellent or beautiful. Shakes his …

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  • 2 ambrosial — index palatable, sapid, savory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 ambrosial — (adj.) 1590s, immortal, divine, from L. ambrosius, from Gk. ambrosios (see AMBROSIA (Cf. ambrosia)) …

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  • 4 ambrosial — [am brō′zhənam brō′zhəl; am brō′zhē əl, am brō′zē əl] adj. 1. of or fit for the gods; divine 2. like ambrosia; delicious; fragrant: Also ambrosian [am brō′zhən] …

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  • 5 ambrosial — ambrosia ► NOUN 1) Greek & Roman Mythology the food of the gods. 2) something very pleasing to taste or smell. 3) honey or pollen used as food by bees. DERIVATIVES ambrosial adjective. ORIGIN Greek, elixir of life …

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  • 6 ambrosial — adjective 1. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant a nectarous drink ambrosial food • Syn: ↑ambrosian, ↑nectarous • Similar to: ↑tasty • Derivationally related for …

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  • 7 ambrosial — adjective see ambrosia …

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  • 8 ambrosial — ambrosially, adv. /am broh zheuhl/, adj. 1. exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant. 2. worthy of the gods; divine. Also, ambrosian. [1590 1600; AMBROSI(A) + AL1] * * * …

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  • 9 ambrosial — adjective a) Succulently sweet or fragrant. b) Worthy of the gods …

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  • 10 ambrosial — Synonyms and related words: adorable, agreeable, aromatic, balmy, bittersweet, candied, dainty, darling, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, essenced, exquisite, flowery, fragrant, fruity, good, good to eat, good tasting, gustable, gusty …

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  • 11 ambrosial — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. fit for the gods, delectable, mouthwatering, heavenly, savory, delicious, tasty, toothsome, divine, sweet smelling, fragrant, aromatic. ANT.: distasteful, disgusting II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Highly… …

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  • 12 ambrosial — am bro·si·al || É™l adj. having a wonderful taste or smell; divine, fit for the gods …

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  • 13 ambrosial — a. 1. Delicious, luscious, savory, palatable, dainty, nice. 2. Ambrosian, fragrant, balmy, odorous, aromatic, odoriferous, sweet scented …

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  • 14 ambrosial — adj 1. savory, delectable, palatable; delicious, tasty, tasteful, toothsome, flavory, flavorful; mouth watering, appetizing, gustable; sweet, nec tarous, sugary, honeyed. 2. fragrant, aromatic, balmy, perfumed, perfumy; amaranthine, redolent,… …

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  • 15 ambrosial — am·bro·si·al …

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  • 16 ambrosial — /æmˈbroʊziəl/ (say am brohzeeuhl) adjective 1. exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious, fragrant, or sweet smelling. 2. worthy of the gods; divine. Also, ambrosian. {ambrosi(a) + al1} –ambrosially, adverb …

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  • 17 ambrosial fungus — noun see ambrosia fungus …

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  • 18 ambrosian — adjective 1. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant a nectarous drink ambrosial food • Syn: ↑ambrosial, ↑nectarous • Similar to: ↑tasty • Derivationally related for …

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  • 19 Ambrosia — For other uses, see Ambrosia (disambiguation). In ancient Greek mythology, ambrosia (Greek: ἀμβροσία) is sometimes the food or drink of the Greek gods (or demigods), often depicted as conferring ageless immortality upon whoever consumes it.[1] It …

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  • 20 delicious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. delectable, delightful, luscious, toothsome, palatable, savory. See taste. Ant., tasteless, bad tasting, unpleasant. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Excellent in taste] Syn. tasty, delectable, luscious,… …

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