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 for Relish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Relish \Rel"ish\ (r[e^]l"[i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relished
     (r[e^]l"[i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Relishing.] [Of.
     relechier to lick or taste anew; pref. re- re- + lechier to
     lick, F. l['e]cher. See Lecher, Lick.]
     1. To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to
        partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be
        pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from;
        as, to relish food.
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              Now I begin to relish thy advice.     --Shak.
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              He knows how to prize his advantages, and to relish
              the honors which he enjoys.           --Atterbury.
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     2. To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.
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              A savory bit that served to relish wine. --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Relish \Rel"ish\, v. i.
     To have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give
     gratification; to have a flavor.
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           Had I been the finder-out of this secret, it would not
           have relished among my other discredits. --Shak.
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           A theory, which, how much soever it may relish of wit
           and invention, hath no foundation in nature.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Relish \Rel"ish\, n. (Carp.)
     The projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a
     tenon, on a tenoned piece. --Knight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Relish \Rel"ish\, n.
     1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence,
        enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
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              Much pleasure we have lost while we abstained
              From this delightful fruit, nor known till now
              True relish, tasting.                 --Milton.
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              When liberty is gone,
              Life grows insipid, and has lost its relish.
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     2. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
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              It preserve some relish of old writing. --Pope.
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     3. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
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              A relish for whatever was excellent in arts.
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              I have a relish for moderate praise, because it bids
              fair to be judicious.                 --Cowper.
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     4. That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically,
        something taken with food to render it more palatable or
        to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.
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     Syn: Taste; savor; flavor; appetite; zest; gusto; liking;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment [syn: gusto,
           relish, zest, zestfulness]
      2: spicy or savory condiment
      3: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into
         the mouth [syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity,
         savor, savour, smack, nip, tang]
      v 1: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take
           pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her
           glory" [syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  190 Moby Thesaurus words for "relish":
     adore, affection, aftertaste, amusement, animal pleasure,
     anticipate, anticipation, appetite, appreciate, appreciation,
     ardency, ardor, avidity, bask in, be fond of, be partial to,
     be pleased with, bias, bite, bitter, bodily pleasure, break bread,
     briskness, canine appetite, carnal delight, cherish, comfort,
     condiment, condiments, content, contentment, count calories,
     coziness, creature comforts, crush, delectation, delight,
     delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, diet, dig, diversion,
     drought, dryness, eagerness, ease, eat, eat up, ecstasy, emptiness,
     empty stomach, endpleasure, enjoy, enjoying, enjoyment,
     entertainment, euphoria, excitement, fall to, fancy, fare,
     feast on, feed, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fire, flair, flavor,
     flavorer, flavoring, fondness, forepleasure, freak out on,
     fruition, fun, furor, fury, get high on, ginger, gloat over, go,
     gratification, great satisfaction, groove on, gust, gusto, guts,
     heart, heartiness, hearty enjoyment, heat, hollow hunger, hotness,
     hunger, hungriness, impassionedness, indulge in, infatuation,
     intellectual pleasure, joie de vivre, keen pleasure, kick, kicks,
     leaning, like, likes, liking, liveliness, look forward to, love,
     loving, luxuriate in, luxury, mind, nip, nippiness, palate,
     partake, partake of, partiality, passion, passionateness, penchant,
     pepperiness, physical pleasure, pitch in, pleasure, polydipsia,
     preference, prejudice, propensity, punch, quiet pleasure, raciness,
     rejoice in, revel in, riot in, salt, sapidity, sapor, satisfaction,
     savor, savoriness, seasoner, seasoning, self-gratification,
     self-indulgence, sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure,
     sexual pleasure, smack, smack the lips, snap, snappiness, soul,
     sour, spice, spiciness, spirit, stomach, sweet, sweet tooth,
     sweetness of life, swim in, take, take pleasure in, tang,
     tanginess, tapeworm, taste, thirst, thirstiness, titillation,
     tongue, tooth, torment of Tantalus, vehemence, verve,
     voluptuousness, wallow in, warmth, warmth of feeling, weakness,
     well-being, zeal, zest, zestfulness, zip

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