What is another word for savour?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪvə] (IPA)

Savour is a word that is often used to describe the taste, smell or enjoyment of food. However, there are many synonyms for the word that can be used to describe the same sensation. Some of these words include relish, savor, delight, enjoy, appreciate, taste, revel in, and appreciate. Each of these words has subtle differences that make them unique, but they all embody the same concept of experiencing pleasure or enjoyment in something. For example, when one relishes a meal, they are truly enjoying every aspect of it and savoring the flavors. Similarly, when one delights in something, they are truly finding joy and pleasure in its essence.

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Usage examples for Savour

"There is, perhaps, a good deal one could say; but I fancy most of it would savour of impertinence," he said.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
In the absence of any manner of acute discontent, socialism could never have been much better than an abstract speculation; and Portuguese socialism, if we may trust the complaints made by the party elsewhere, seems now to have lost even the savour it had.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
Opposition from a direction making it savour of impertinence he stamped upon at once, without imagining the provocation or ideas from which it might possibly spring; he could not understand, for instance, that there might be two sides to the Chinese War.
MacCarthy, Desmond

Famous quotes with Savour

  • I savour the adulation and love I have been getting from my fans and the blessings of elders in my family. Fourteen years have given me a lot and I can't thank God and the industry enough.
    Akshay Kumar
  • As far and wide the vernal breeze Sweet odours waft from blooming trees, So, too, the grateful savour spreads To distant lands of virtuous deeds.
    Sanskrit Proverb
  • Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content; The quiet mind is richer than a crown.
    Robert Greene (dramatist)
  • Although written many years ago, has just been reissued by Grove Press, and this fictional account of the day-by-day life of an English gamekeeper is still of considerable interest to outdoor-minded readers, as it contains many passages on pheasant-raising, the apprehending of poachers, ways to control vermin, and other chores and duties of the professional gamekeeper. Unfortunately, one is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material in order to discover and savour these sidelights on the management of a Midland shooting estate, and in this reviewer's opinion this book cannot take the place of J. R. Miller's .
    D. H. Lawrence
  • Sex also concentrates the mind wonderfully, and that is why civilised man is so obsessed by it. It enables him to "savour every fraction of an inch," not merely of the act of sexual intercourse, but of living itself. But that, of course, only underlines the basic problem: after coitus, "man becomes sad," because he quickly returns to his unconcentrated and defocused state. In sexual excitement, it is the spirit itself that becomes erect, and becomes capable of penetrating the meaning of life. Normal consciousness is limp and flaccid; its attitude towards reality is defensive. This is what Sartre called , that feeling of being at the mercy of chance.
    Colin Wilson

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