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relish (s) (noun), relishes (pl)
1. A pleasing taste or flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, that which has an enjoyable quality or that is pleasing.
2. A taste for or a liking of, an appetite for, or a fondness for something.
3. Something that is used to give a flavor; specifically, anything that is taken with food to make it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite for; such as, a condiment that is used to enhance the flavor of food; including, salt, pepper, or other kinds of flavorings.
4. Etymology: from Latin relaxare, "to be wide, loose, open" and languere, "to be faint, to be weary" and languidis, "faint, weak, dull, sluggish, languid".
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relish (verb), relishes; relished; relishing
1. To enjoy the thought of something that a person is going to do: Joyce and Jim relish traveling to new places whenever they can.
2. To taste or to eat food with pleasure and to like the flavor of it: People often crowd into the local restaurant because they relish the meals that are served there.
3. Etymology: from Latin relaxare, "to relax."
To take pleasure that something is going to happen.
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