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zest
used in War and Peace

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Definition
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment;
or: a tart spicy quality;
or: add herbs or spices to
  • His approaching departure did not prevent his amusing himself, but rather gave zest to his pleasures.
    Book Four — 1806 (71% in)
  • Firmly convinced as he was of the truths revealed to him by his benefactor, and happy as he had been in perfecting his inner man, to which he had devoted himself with such ardor—all the zest of such a life vanished after the engagement of Andrew and Natasha and the death of Joseph Alexeevich, the news of which reached him almost at the same time.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (0% in)

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