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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'

A zest of BoraBoraBeachClub is a swimming pool, surrounded with big beds, called bungalows.
Aroma is floral with hints of lime zest. Kohatu.
Bright, passionate, adventurous, determined and resourseful, Maia is extremely talented in music and has a great zest for life.
He also admires his 89-year-old grandmother for her amazing amount of energy and zest for life.
He also notes that "the high-energy angular rhythms that Primus is known and loved for are as present as ever; they are just pulled off with greater zest and looser precision (if there is such a thing) than they have in the past", concluding that ""Tales From the Punchbowl" is one of Primus' finer discs."
Including more than 2,400 items in the form of sentence stems, the IPIP collaboratory has at least 269 scales targeted at everything from achievement striving to vitality/zest and includes public domain scales meant to reflect constructs found in at least 17 commonly used personality inventories.
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.
New low-alpha variety with a strong citrus character of mandarin, lemon and lime zest. Alpha acids 3%.
Nothing is spared to give the production zest".
The female promise of sensual pleasure as hindrance to male zest for action imitates the themes from the Circe mythos and in the nymphs in Wagner's Venus Mountain.
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.
Whether playing an effervescent Swanhilda in Coppélia or a biting Black Swan, Valdes' every move emerges as a natural expression of her zest for dancing.

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