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relish

rel·ish

relish

 
pronunciation:
re lihsh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a great enjoyment or appreciation of something, esp. food or drink.
He always ate with relish.
synonyms:
gusto, zest
similar words:
taste
definition 2: a spicy condiment used to add flavor to food, esp. a mixture of minced, pickled vegetables.
synonyms:
condiment
definition 3: a pleasant or enjoyable flavor or quality.
synonyms:
piquancy, savor, spice, sweetness
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: relished, relishes, relishing
definition 1: to take great pleasure in; enjoy.
I would relish an opportunity to work with him.
synonyms:
adore, eat up, enjoy, love, rejoice in
antonyms:
dislike
similar words:
appreciate, cherish, delight in, fancy, like, savor, value
definition 2: to add flavor to; spice.
synonyms:
flavor, savor, season, spice
definition 3: to enjoy the taste of.
synonyms:
savor
similar words:
enjoy
derivations: relishable (adj.), relishingly (adv.)