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zest
used in Babbitt

3 uses
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Definition
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment;
or: a tart spicy quality;
or: add herbs or spices to
  • The zest of the spring morning was smothered in the stale office air.
    Chapter 3 (73% in)
  • You'll never know what the high art of hiking is till you TRY LIFE'S ZIPPINGEST ZEST—THE ZEECO!"
    Chapter 8 (99% in)
  • Martin Lumsen's little boy Willy carried a tasseled banner inscribed "Zenith the Zip City—Zeal, Zest and Zowie—1,000,000 in 1935."
    Chapter 13 (19% in)

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