1. marked by spirited enjoyment
Syn: ↑zestful, ↑yeasty, ↑barmy
Similar to: ↑spirited
Derivationally related forms: ↑zest, ↑zestfulness (for: ↑zestful)
2. having an agreeably pungent taste
Syn: ↑piquant, ↑savory, ↑savoury, ↑spicy
Similar to: ↑tasty
Derivationally related forms: ↑zest, ↑spiciness (for: ↑spicy), ↑savoury (for: ↑savoury), ↑savour (for: ↑savoury), ↑savory (for: ↑savory), ↑savoriness (for: ↑savory)

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