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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TASTED

I had tasted blood of my master's enemies; also Kokomo was afraid, and that is an offense to me.

He took a large portion of the trifle on to a plate and tasted it.

Nothing had ever tasted so good to Sami in all his life as this soup.

But look at the end of her letter; I have read it all—every bitter word of it I have tasted.

In his later years Kendall tasted some of the sweets of success.

For three days and nights they had tasted neither food nor drink.

The Cyclops tasted the wine and laughed with delight so that the cave shook.

And while his eyes were still closed, he had felt, tasted, and smelled.

Little, little indeed have I tasted of a pure and unmixed happiness.

He had tasted their hot breath once when attacking the ranch in his Star Devil.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "act of tasting," from Old French tast (Modern French tât), from taster (see taste (v.)). Meaning "faculty or sense by which flavor of a thing is discerned" is attested from late 14c. Meaning "savor, sapidity, flavor" is from late 14c. Sense of "aesthetic judgment" is first attested 1670s (cf. French goût, German geschmack, Russian vkus, etc.).

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