Eventually, this short, louche novel that began with warmth and zest and cheekiness, wanders around aimlessly in magenta caftans.
At 45 he had lost his luster, his zest for work, life, and family.
It was poignant because with her brightness and her zest for life, she is also dealing with something very dark.
By the end of her life, that energy, that zest, had drained away.
Using a rasp, zest the meyer lemon into the bowl and add the chopped herbs, anchovy, capers and a few grinds of black pepper.
Mrs. Hunter entered into the plan with zest when on Monday afternoon it became necessary to tell her.
The danger did not have any effect on him, save to, if anything, add to the zest.
Harriet was appliqueing velvet violets on a gray chiffon scarf and was doing it with the zest of the newly liberated.
And he went about it with a zest that knew no flagging, with a relish that nothing could impair.
He felt alive, jubilant, keenly in sympathy with the lure and zest of the expedition.
1670s, from French zeste "piece of orange or lemon peel used as a flavoring," of unknown origin. Sense of "thing that adds flavor" is 1709; that of "keen enjoyment" first attested 1791.