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savor
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
to take great pleasure from; or the pleasure or flavor enjoyed
  • I complained about the extent of my hangover; Owen must have had a worse hangover—or one at least as bad as mine—but I imagine, now, that he was savoring it; he knew it was his last hangover.
    p. 619.2
  • Gravesend Academy embraced a cynical tone of voice, savored a criticism of everything that anyone took seriously; the students hallowed, above everyone else, that boy who saw himself as born to break the rules, as destined to change the laws.
    p. 293.1

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