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savor

[ sey-ver ]SEE DEFINITION OF savor

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAVOR

It was well that the attic should be cleaned, though the savor of the task was gone.

It held within it all the savor of a happy past; it satisfied her hungry soul.

He is the salt of the earth, and if the salt lose its savor, wherewith shall it be salted?

Confusedly the savor of Abel's sacrifice was sweet to His nostrils, not Cain's fruits.

She abandoned herself to the savor of it, the girl forgotten.

Nor is there any savor of treachery in the government thus biding its time.

There was quantity in meats, breads, vegetables—and there was also savor.

So long as there are things to disagree about, marriage will not lose its savor.

Such philosophy had always seemed to him to savor dangerously of anarchism.

Then, mingled with the incense of the night, she caught the savor of woodsmoke.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).

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