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Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Her new joy and excitement, her gaiety and zest for life— all had been caused, not by himself, but by another.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Besides, rough work makes a fellow take his ease with all the more zest.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Certainly Valerie deserved to conquer the ill health that was robbing her of so much of the zest of living.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
The feet came on; slow, rhythmic, marching without zest or pause or break, perfection without snap.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
In truth the situation was well qualified to give a zest to Christian doctrines, had there been any wanted.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There was no longer the same zest in the little scandals and petty spitefulness of a private school.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
His cheek was red,And his eye was clear and bright; He ate and drank with a kingly zest,And peacefully snored at night.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
It'll be a great deal better to get the zest that way than to get it exposin'.
SUSAN CLEGG AND A MAN IN THE HOUSEANNE WARNER
Jack would have known its throb of youthful zest among a thousand.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ZEST

  • affection
  • attribute
  • character
  • characteristic
  • excitement
  • feature
  • flavor
  • interest
  • mark
  • property
  • salt
  • spice
  • trait
  • virtue
  • zest
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