SAVORY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SAVORY
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 a.  appetizing to taste or smell; salty or Non-Sweet; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable
Classic Sentence:
1  However, a warm savory steam from the kitchen served to belie the apparently cheerless prospect before us.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
2  Dropping his spade, he thrust both hands in, and drew out handfuls of something that looked like ripe Windsor soap, or rich mottled old cheese; very unctuous and savory withal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
3  Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
4  They were all waiting for Bennigsen, who on the pretext of inspecting the position was finishing his savory dinner.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IV
5  They were hungry, and the smell of the roasted kid was very savory, and your tars are not very ceremonious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
Example Sentence:
1  Julia Child's recipes enable amateur chefs to create savory delicacies for their guests.