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verb as in delight in, enjoy

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Hitchcock stops, savoring the scene, and repeats that the robes are open.

Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.

Instead of savoring those final bows, he says, "I'm tired of opening letters that say, 'Go to hell, Palmer.'"

A mass of people rush by them, but as with thousands of other people on Oak Street, the men just chew, savoring every bite.

There is a distinct difference between gorging and slowly savoring a meal.

A strange doctrine, that; savoring perhaps of heterodoxy, and perilous to be adopted by such as can not fathom it thoroughly.

Nobody else was there and he walked over to the railing and leaned on it, looking across the water and savoring loneliness.

It would be a book savoring not of white alcohol but of the salty unshed Tears, the dry artistic Griefs of Josephina.

He disappeared in answer to a telephone call, and she closed her eyes, savoring the pleasure of the little scene.

Unlike the Thoracic, he avoids extremes in everything and dislikes anything savoring of the "showy" or conspicuous.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to savoring, such as: sip, taste, appreciate, smell, relish, and like.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.