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zesty

[zes-tee] /ˈzɛs ti/
adjective, zestier, zestiest.
1.
full of zest; piquant:
a zesty salad dressing.
2.
energetic; active:
zesty trading in growth stocks.
Origin of zesty
1925-1930
1925-30; zest + -y1
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adj.

1789, from zest + -y (2). Related: Zestily; zestiness.

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