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Word: zest

Definition: outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life


Sentences Containing 'zest'

My profit is various in kind and degree; but the feature of it which I value most is the zest which that early experience has given to my later reading.
This incident gives zest to our investigation, however, and I only trust that our little friend will not suffer from her imprudence in allowing this brute to trace her.

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