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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(3) Taste
 
394. Savoriness.
 
  
NOUN:SAVORINESS &c. adj.; nectareousness; relish, zest.
  APPETIZER, apéritif [F.], hors d’œuvre [F.]
  DELICACY, titbit, dainty, ambrosia, nectar, delice [obs.], bonne-bouche [F.]; game, turtle, venison; delicatessen.
  
VERB:BE SAVORY &c. adj.; tickle the -palate, - appetite; tempt the appetite, taste good, taste of something; flatter the palate.
  render palatable &c. adj.
  relish, like, smack the lips.
  
ADJECTIVE:SAVORY, to one’s taste, tasty, good, palatable, good-tasting, pleasing, nice, dainty, delectable; toothful [obs.], toothsome; gustful, appetizing, lickerish or liquorish [rare], delicate, delicious, exquisite, rich, luscious, ambrosial, ambroisan, nectareous, distinctive.
  
ADVERB:per amusare la bocca [It.].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Cela se laisse manger.
  2. Lickerish baits, fit to ensnare a brute.—Milton

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