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zest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of zest

  1. the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses <dumped in more spices to add some zest to the marinade> Synonyms nip, pungency, spice, tang, piquancy, zingRelated Words raciness, spiciness; fieriness, hotness; acuteness, keenness, sharpness; provocativeness; excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill; bitterness, mordance, trenchancy; flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastinessNear Antonyms flatness, tastelessness; dullness (also dulness), insipidity, monotonousness, monotony, platitude, predictability, sameness, tediousness; blandness, thinness, weaknessAntonyms insipidity




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