zest

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  • Flavor or piquancy.
  • Interest or excitement.
  • The outermost part of the rind of an orange, lemon, or other citrus fruit, used as flavoring.
  • Spirited enjoyment; gusto.
  • To remove small pieces from (a rind from a citrus fruit) for use as a flavoring in cooking.
  • To add a zest or relish to; make piquant, literally or figuratively.
  • To cut, as the peel of an orange or a lemon from top to bottom into thin slips, or to squeeze, as orange-peel, over the surface of anything.
  • The dry woody membrane covering or forming the partitions of a walnut or other nut or fruit, as an orange or a lemon.
  • A piece of the outer rind of an orange or lemon used as a flavoring or for preserving; also, oil squeezed from such a rind to flavor liquor, etc.
  • Relish imparted or afforded by anything; piquant nature or quality; agreeableness; charm; piquancy.
  • Keen relish or enjoyment of anything; stimulated taste or interest; hearty satisfaction; gusto.
  • To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.
  • To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of.
  • A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.
  • Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
  • The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.
  • <xref>Enthusiasm</xref>.
  • The <xref>outer</xref> <xref>skin</xref> of a <xref>citrus</xref> <xref>fruit</xref>, used as a <xref>flavouring</xref> or <xref>garnish</xref>.
  • To <xref>scrape</xref> the zest from a fruit
  • To make more <xref>zesty</xref>
  • add herbs or spices to
  • vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
  • a tart spicy quality
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