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 Meanings and Examples of FLAVOUR
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flavour
 n.  distinctive taste; distinctive yet intangible quality
Classic Sentence:
1  At length down he came, with an unstable step and a strong flavour of wine and spices about his person.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  You were imposed on, ma'am," replied Dr. Grant: "these potatoes have as much the flavour of a Moor Park apricot as the fruit from that tree.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  Your words have no longer their old flavour.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 2 He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song
4  The flavour is not disagreeable, but it is perceptible.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
5  These Pearl gathered, and was pleased with their wild flavour.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
6  I thought he would have missed its usual flavour, if it had been put there for him by any other hands.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
7  He chronicled with patience what he saw, detaching himself from it and tasting its mortifying flavour in secret.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  For injuries ought to be done all at one time, so that, being tasted less, they offend less; benefits ought to be given little by little, so that the flavour of them may last longer.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINC...
9  She possessed affections, too, though hitherto acrid and disagreeable, as are the richest flavours of unripe fruit.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
10  Might there not be an irresistible desire to quaff a last, long, breathless draught of the cup of wormwood and aloes, with which nearly all her years of womanhood had been perpetually flavoured.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
11  It was a little inn where Mr. Micawber put up, and he occupied a little room in it, partitioned off from the commercial room, and strongly flavoured with tobacco-smoke.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Add a little salt to bring out the flavour of the herbs.
2  Lime preserved in salt is a north African speciality which is used to flavour chicken dishes.
3  This wine has an almost plummy flavour.
4  I have tried to convey something of the flavour of the argument.
5  It is stronger in flavour than other traditional Dutch cheeses.
6  Adding salt to food improves the flavour.
7  Use a piece of fresh ginger to impart a Far-Eastern flavour to simple ingredients.
8  Foreign visitors help to give a truly international flavour to the occasion.
9  This method of cooking locks in the flavour of the meat.
10  This movie really catches the flavour of New York.
11  This chestnut pudding is a rich dessert with a festive flavour.
12  This cheese has a crumbly texture with a strong flavour.
13  Cream cheese frosting with pineapple flavour is my favourite.
14  Add the mint and allow the flavours to mingle.
15  Leave the sauce for at least one hour to allow the flavours to blend together.