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flavor

fla·vor

flavor

 
 
pronunciation:
fleI vr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quality perceived by the sense of taste.
Adding sausage and herbs to the sauce gives it more flavor.These imported candies have interesting flavors.The flavor of tofu by itself is quite bland, so it is rarely eaten plain.
synonyms:
savor
similar words:
tang
definition 2: a substance, such as a spice or essence, that imparts a distinctive taste.
Vanilla, peppermint, and cherry are popular flavors.
synonyms:
flavoring
similar words:
condiment, essence, seasoning, spice, tang
definition 3: a distinctive quality characteristic of or noticeable in a thing.
The aristocratic flavor of his writing doesn't appeal to me.The new fall designs have some of the flavor of India.
synonyms:
essence, savor, spirit
similar words:
ambiance, aroma, character, nature, odor, soul, style, tang, tenor, tone
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flavored, flavoring, flavors
definition: to impart a flavor to.
He flavored the meat with garlic and thyme.
synonyms:
season, spice
similar words:
accent, imbue, lace, lard, relish, savor
derivation: flavorless (adj.)
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  • flavoring:
    a substance, such as a spice, that gives a different or special flavor to a food or drink.
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