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delicious

de·li·cious

delicious

 
 
pronunciation:
d lI shs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely pleasing or agreeable, esp. to the sense of taste or smell.
synonyms:
appetizing, delectable, flavorful, mouthwatering, scrumptious, tasty, toothsome, yummy
antonyms:
distasteful, unpleasant
similar words:
luscious, pleasing, savory, tasteful
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (cap.) a type of red or yellow apple grown in the United States.
definition 2: the tree on which this apple grows.
derivations: deliciously (adv.), deliciousness (n.)
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