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zestful

[zest-fuh l] /ˈzɛst fəl/
adjective
1.
full of zest.
2.
characterized by keen relish, hearty enjoyment, etc.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; zest + -ful
Related forms
zestfully, adverb
zestfulness, noun
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Examples from the web for zestful
  • First try the vegetable brew, a zestful combination of stimulants.
  • Nowhere has religion been so zestful an excuse for fratricidal strife.
  • If only these fine individual performances were in a sharper production with a more zestful and consistent point of view.
  • Full of life alert active energetic vigorous spry vital vivacious buoyant exuberant zestful spirited responsive.
  • It is as though a special, zestful spice seasons my work and days.
  • The sixth is a zestful script, which has a generous spicing of witty lines and a fund of comic situations.
  • Jarrell is a generous, perceptive and zestful introducer.
Word Origin and History for zestful
adj.

1797, from zest + -ful. Related: Zestfully; zestfulness.

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