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zest División en sílabas: zest

Definición de zest en inglés:

sustantivo

1Great enthusiasm and energy: they campaigned with zest and intelligence [in singular]: she had a great zest for life
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Physically, he looks no older than any man who will be 70 in February, but the spark, the MacLeod zest for life, has painfully and obviously gone.
  • The eleven-year old retains his zest for the game and he responded gamely to Ruby's urgings and stayed on well to beat Frezenium by three lengths.
  • The five-year-old has become a celebrity since her rescue from a Ukrainian orphanage, her zest for life and beaming smile winning her many friends.
Sinónimos
1.1A quality of excitement and piquancy: I used to try to beat past records to add zest to my monotonous job
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In fact, the emphasis on sex and its supposed sin can actually give the whole thing an atmosphere of wonderful piquancy and zest.
  • Tiny strips of lime zest added an occasional extra tang to the mix.
  • Velvet brocade, print and lace added extra zest to some jean styles.
Sinónimos
piquancy, tang, flavor, savor, taste, spice, spiciness, relish, bite;
excitement, interest, an edge
informal kick, punch, zing, oomph
2The outer colored part of the peel of citrus fruit, used as flavoring.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Add the yogurt cheese, cream cheese, sugar, flour, lemon and orange zests.
  • Add the orange and lemon zests, as well as the pepper and the vanilla.
  • In a container, combine the syrup, Lime leaf, and zests of the lemon, orange, and lime.
Sinónimos

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Scrape off the outer colored part of the peel of (a piece of citrus fruit) for use as flavoring: zest the orange and lemon, taking care to discard all of the white pith
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I like to zest a lemon or an orange and toss that in the stuffing, maybe with just a small squeeze of the fruit as well.
  • Place the carrot and zested lemon rind in a bowl, then add lemon juice, olive oil, and currants.
  • Using a lemon zester, scrape the carrots to produce short pieces as you would if you were zesting a lemon.

Derivados

zestful

1
Pronunciación: /ˈzes(t)f(ə)l/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The film holds up as a zestful paean to youthful high spirits.
  • Indulge in a zestful evening of fun, great entertainment, great food and great lucky draw prizes at the perfect venue for the whole family and friends to enjoy and cherish.
  • A zestful approach was the preserve of Rangers.

zestfully

2
Pronunciación: /ˈzes(t)fəlē/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • They talked zestfully and this made me uncomfortable.
  • You can look zestfully clean with this white fashion apparel.
  • John Tillinger has directed zestfully, although a coffee-cup-stirring sequence is stretched beyond endurance.

zestfulness

3
Pronunciación: /-fəlnəs/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The sweetly tart zestfulness in the mouth is underscored by a clean, almost minty hop bitterness.
  • As with children throughout the South, his natural zestfulness and affection for others had been killed.
  • To enjoy Spanish cuisine is to partake in the Spanish culture, both offering zestfulness, richness, and happiness.

zesty

4
Pronunciación: /ˈzestē/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Mathematical physics is like music, which a young and zesty spirit can best seize and use, as did Mozart.
  • We like her and the zesty and enthusiastic way she approaches life seems to have a stimulating effect on those around her.
  • This zesty, youthful craze is a happy financial coincidence for many New World wineries.

Origen

Late 15th century: from French zeste 'orange or lemon peel', of unknown origin.

Palabras que riman con zest

abreast, arrest, attest, beau geste, behest, bequest, best, blessed, blest, breast, Brest, Bucharest, Budapest, celeste, chest, contest, crest, digest, divest, guest, hest, infest, ingest, jest, lest, Midwest, molest, nest, northwest, pest, prestressed, protest, quest, rest, self-addressed, self-confessed, self-possessed, southwest, suggest, test, Trieste, unaddressed, unexpressed, unimpressed, unpressed, unstressed, vest, west, wrest

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