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noun as in taste, flavor; pep, joie de vivre

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In a small bowl, use your fingers to rub the sugars and orange zest together.

Its centerpiece is a turkey breast stuffed with a cranberry sauce gussied up with pecans, maple syrup, thyme and orange zest.

Like most citrus, you can use their zest and juice to flavor savory dishes and desserts.

Both empathy and zest for life are positively connected with Stoicism.

Add the parsley, lemon zest, salt and pepper and toss to combine.

Twist a large piece of orange zest and a large piece of lemon zest over the drink and drop into the glass.

They sport a leathery, crackle-textured skin and glow with salt-and-pepper zest.

One day at a funeral, he meets Maude (Ruth Gordon), a 79-year-old with a zest for life.

Add melted butter, egg, buttermilk, and orange zest and whisk until incorporated 3.

Whiter Teeth—Make a paste by crushing some basil leaves with the zest of an orange.

Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.

Her new joy and excitement, her gaiety and zest for life— all had been caused, not by himself, but by another.

Besides, rough work makes a fellow take his ease with all the more zest.

Certainly Valerie deserved to conquer the ill health that was robbing her of so much of the zest of living.

The feet came on; slow, rhythmic, marching without zest or pause or break, perfection without snap.


On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zest, such as: flavoring, ginger, salt, seasoning, spice, and bite.

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