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Definition enthusiastic enjoyment

More commonly, relish is used as a noun to refer to a condiment that is put on food—such as a sweet, green pickle relish sometimes put on hot dogs.
  • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
relished = enjoyed enthusiastically
  • Franz relished being with McCandless, but their burgeoning friendship also reminded him how lonely he'd been.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • Unspeakable punishment, she said, relishing each detail: the bloody beak, the shredded organ regrowing only to be ripped forth again.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • relishing = enthusiastically enjoying
  • She was too indolent even to accept a mother's gratification in witnessing their success and enjoyment at the expense of any personal trouble, and the charge was made over to her sister, who desired nothing better than a post of such honourable representation, and very thoroughly relished the means it afforded her of mixing in society without having horses to hire.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • He relished the role and concocted novel, grueling training regimens that his teammates still remember well.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • It was the only sensation of familiarity I'd felt since coming to this place, and I relished it.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • They would have relished a turn with the Fury's whip, given the chance.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • In fact, she seemed exhilarated and had begun to tell the story differently, relishing the moment she'd been pulled over by the policeman, who was surprised to find a moaning woman, obviously in labor, in the backseat.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • relishing = enthusiastically enjoying
  • Not relishing the prospect of carrying a four-week load of food, heavy winter camping gear, and climbing hardware all the way up the Baird on my back, I had paid a bush pilot in Petersburg $150, the last of my cash, to have six cardboard cartons of supplies dropped from an airplane when I reached the foot of the Thumb.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
relishing = enthusiastic about

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