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flavor

noun

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1 a special quality or impression associated with something
  • a birthday party whose Caribbean decorations gave it a tropical flavor

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2 something (as a spice or herb) that adds an agreeable or interesting taste to food
  • a dish that incorporates most of the trademark flavors of southeast Asia

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3 the property of a substance that can be identified by the sense of taste
  • loved the deep flavor of the native strawberries

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4 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
  • it seems that short skirts are the new flavor of the month

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flavor

verb

Synonyms of flavor (Entry 2 of 2)

to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored
  • try flavoring the beans with salt and oregano

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The first known use of flavor was in the 14th century

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“Flavor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flavor. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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