gratifying+to+taste

  • 1 Gratifying — Gratify Grat i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gratified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gratifying}.] [F. gratifier, L. gratificari; gratus pleasing + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] 1. To please; to give pleasure to; to satisfy; to soothe; to indulge; as,… …

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  • 2 aesthetic — a.; (also aesthetical) Tasteful, gratifying to taste, beautiful, becoming, fit, appropriate, in good taste, referring to taste, concerning aesthetics, founded on the idea of beauty …

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  • 3 James Anderson (lawyer) — James Anderson (August 5, 1662 April 3, 1728), Scottish antiquary and historian, was born at Edinburgh.He was educated for the law, and became a writer to the signet (Scottish solicitor or attorney) in 1691. His profession gave him the… …

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  • 4 luscious — [lush′əs] adj. [ME lucius, prob. var. of licious, aphetic form of DELICIOUS, infl. by lusch, LUSH1] 1. highly gratifying to taste or smell, esp. because of a rich sweetness; delicious 2. a) delighting any of the senses b) having a st …

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  • 5 sweet — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English swete, from Old English swēte; akin to Old High German suozi sweet, Latin suadēre to urge, suavis sweet, Greek hēdys Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) pleasing to the taste (2) being or inducing the one of …

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  • 6 pleasant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. agreeable (see pleasure). Ant., unpleasant. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Affable] Syn. agreeable, attractive, obliging, charming, pleasing, affable, mild, amusing, kindly, mild mannered, gracious,… …

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  • 7 pleasant — pleasant, pleasing, agreeable, grateful, gratifying, welcomeare comparable when they mean highly acceptable to or delighting the mind or the senses. Pleasant and pleasing are often indistinguishable; however, pleasant usually imputes a quality to …

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  • 8 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 9 Hume: moral and political philosophy — Rosalind Hursthouse INTRODUCTION Hume’s moral and political philosophy, like his epistemology and meta physics, originally appeared in A Treatise of Human Nature, (henceforth [7.1]), Book III of which, ‘Of Morals’, was published in 1740. He… …

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  • 10 tasteful — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Delicious] Syn. delectable, pleasing, tasty, savory, rich; see also delicious 1 . 2. [Aesthetically pleasing] Syn. gratifying, delicate, elegant, nice, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, aesthetical, chaste, fastidious,… …

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  • 11 nice — adj 1. agreeable, pleasant, winning, winsome, taking, delightful, attractive, likable; cheering, cheerful, amusing, humorous; amiable, friendly, cordial, genial, congenial; charming, gracious, generous, warm hearted, sympathetic, understanding,… …

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  • 12 Church Music —     Ecclesiastical Music     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Music     By this term is meant the music which, by order or with the approbation of ecclesiastical authority, is employed in connexion with Divine service to promote the… …

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  • 13 delicious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. delectable, delightful, luscious, toothsome, palatable, savory. See taste. Ant., tasteless, bad tasting, unpleasant. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Excellent in taste] Syn. tasty, delectable, luscious,… …

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  • 14 delightful — delightful, delicious, delectable, luscious mean extremely pleasing or gratifying to the senses or to aesthetic taste. Delightful, the least restricted in its application of these words, may refer to anything that affords keen, lively pleasure… …

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  • 15 sweet — sweet, engaging, winning, winsome, dulcet are comparable when they are applied to persons or things with respect to the sensations they evoke or the impressions they produce and mean distinctly pleasing or charming because devoid of all that… …

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  • 16 sweet — [swēt] adj. [ME swete < OE, akin to swot, sweetness, Ger süss, sweet < IE base * swad , pleasing to taste > Gr hēdys, sweet, L suadere, to persuade & suavis, sweet] 1. a) having a taste of, or like that of, sugar b) containing sugar in… …

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  • 17 Flavor — Fla vor, n. [OF. fleur, flaur (two syllables), odor, cf. F. fleurer to emit an odor, It. flatore a bad odor, prob. fr. L. flare to bow, whence the sense of exhalation. Cf. {Blow}.] [Written also {flavour}.] 1. That quality of anything which… …

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  • 18 flavour — Flavor Fla vor, n. [OF. fleur, flaur (two syllables), odor, cf. F. fleurer to emit an odor, It. flatore a bad odor, prob. fr. L. flare to bow, whence the sense of exhalation. Cf. {Blow}.] [Written also {flavour}.] 1. That quality of anything… …

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  • 19 Luscious — Lus cious, a. [Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. {Lush}, {Lusty}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich. [1913 Webster] And raisins keep their… …

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  • 20 Lusciously — Luscious Lus cious, a. [Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. {Lush}, {Lusty}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich. [1913 Webster] And raisins keep …

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