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relish

Synonyms of relish in English:

noun

  • 1 he dug into his plate of food with relish
    enjoyment, gusto, delight, pleasure, glee, rapture, satisfaction, contentment, contentedness, gratification, happiness, exhilaration, excitement, titillation, appreciation, liking, fondness, enthusiasm, appetite, zest
    humorous delectation
    [Antonyms] dislike
  • 2 the sauce is ideal served as hot relish with beefburgers
    condiment, accompaniment, sauce, dressing, flavouring, seasoning, dip
  • verb

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  • 1 he was relishing his moment of glory
    gloat over, feel self-satisfied about, crow about
    informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of
    [Antonyms] dislike
  • 2 I don't relish the drive, but we could go by train
    look forward to, fancy, anticipate with pleasure, await with pleasure, lick one's lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until, long for, hope for
    [Antonyms] dread
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