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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Relish  \Rel"ish\  (r?l"?sh),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Relished} 
  (-?sht);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Relishing}.]  [Of.  relechier  to  lick 
  or  taste  anew;  pref.  re-  re-+  lechier  to  lick,  F.  l?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. 
  Now  I  begin  to  relish  thy  advice.  --Shak. 
  He  knows  how  to  prize  his  advantages,  and  to  relish 
  the  honors  which  he  enjoys.  --Atterbury. 
  2.  To  give  a  relish  to  to  cause  to  taste  agreeably. 
  A  savory  bit  that  served  to  relish  wine.  --Dryden. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Relish  \Rel"ish\,  v.  i. 
  To  have  a  pleasing  or  appetizing  taste;  to  give 
  gratification;  to  have  a  flavor. 
  Had  I  been  the  finder-out  of  this  secret,  it  would  not 
  have  relished  among  my  other  discredits.  --Shak. 
  A  theory,  which  how  much  soever  it  may  relish  of  wit 
  and  invention,  hath  no  foundation  in  nature. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Relish  \Rel"ish\,  n. 
  1.  A  pleasing  taste;  flavor  that  gratifies  the  palate;  hence 
  enjoyable  quality;  power  of  pleasing. 
  Much  pleasure  we  have  lost  while  we  abstained  From 
  this  delightful  fruit,  nor  known  till  now  True 
  relish,  tasting.  --Milton. 
  When  liberty  is  gone,  Life  grows  insipid,  and  has 
  lost  its  relish.  --Addison. 
  2.  Savor;  quality;  characteristic  tinge. 
  It  preserve  some  relish  of  old  writing.  --Pope. 
  3.  A  taste  for  liking;  appetite;  fondness. 
  A  relish  for  whatever  was  excelent  in  arts. 
  I  have  a  relish  for  moderate  praise,  because  it  bids 
  fair  to  be  j?dicious.  --Cowper. 
  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. 
  Syn:  Taste;  savor;  flavor;  appetite;  zest;  gusto;  liking; 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Relish  \Rel"ish\,  n.  (Carp.) 
  The  projection  or  shoulder  at  the  side  of  or  around  a 
  tenon,  on  a  tenoned  piece.  --Knight. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  vigorous  and  enthusiastic  enjoyment  [syn:  {gusto},  {zest},  {zestfulness}] 
  2:  spicy  or  savory  condiment 
  3:  the  taste  experience  when  a  savoury  condiment  is  taken  into 
  the  mouth  [syn:  {flavor},  {flavour},  {sapidity},  {savor}, 
  {savour},  {smack},  {tang}] 
  v  :  derive  or  receive  pleasure  from  get  enjoyment  from  take 
  pleasure  in  "She  relished  her  fame  and  basked  in  her 
  glory"  [syn:  {enjoy},  {bask},  {savor},  {savour}] 

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