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 Meanings and Examples of ZEST
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zest
 n.  a piece of orange or lemon peel, used to give flavor to liquor; something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste; appetizer
Classic Sentence:
1  This certainty of the morrow gave zest and enthusiasm to life, and the County people enjoyed life with a heartiness that Ellen could never understand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  So much of the keen zest had gone out of life recently.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
3  They would have over-emphasized the novelty of the adventure, trying to make him feel in it the zest of an escapade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
4  But the reward itself seemed unpalatable just then: she could get no zest from the thought of victory.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  The crude forms in which her friends took their pleasure included a loud enjoyment of such complications: the zest of surprising destiny in the act of playing a practical joke.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
6  I admired the cheerful zest with which grandmother went about keeping us warm and comfortable and well-fed.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
7  Such disappointments only gave greater zest to the nights when we acted charades, or had a costume ball in the back parlour, with Sally always dressed like a boy.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
8  His zest in debauchery might wane, but never Mrs. Cutter's belief in it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
9  Novelty in society and adventure were the zest of life to Richard Coeur-de-Lion, and it had its highest relish when enhanced by dangers encountered and surmounted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  She knew them all so intimately, and had such a peculiar, flamey zest in all their affairs, it was wonderful, if just a trifle humiliating to listen to her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
11  My first feeling of fear had passed away, and I thrilled now with a keener zest than I had ever enjoyed when we were the defenders of the law instead of its defiers.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
12  On the contrary, they seemed to add a zest to it by contrast, and were only sufficiently present to serve as an appetising sauce.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: II
13  His approaching departure did not prevent his amusing himself, but rather gave zest to his pleasures.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
14  He actually seemed to serve as a zest to Mr. Jaggers's wine.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  The element of risk gave added zest to the adventure.
2  Last month's victory has given him a renewed zest for the game.
3  We entered into the sport with zest.
4  The element of risk added zest to the adventure of this summer.