zesty

[zes-tee]
adjective, zestier, zestiest.
1.
full of zest; piquant: a zesty salad dressing.
2.
energetic; active: zesty trading in growth stocks.

Origin:
1925–30; zest + -y1

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zest (zɛst)
 
n
1.  invigorating or keen excitement or enjoyment: a zest for living
2.  added interest, flavour, or charm; piquancy: her presence gave zest to the occasion
3.  something added to give flavour or relish
4.  the peel or skin of an orange or lemon, used as flavouring in drinks, etc
 
vb
5.  (tr) to give flavour, interest, or piquancy to
 
[C17: from French zeste peel of citrus fruits used as flavouring, of unknown origin]
 
'zestful
 
adj
 
'zestfully
 
adv
 
'zestfulness
 
n
 
'zestless
 
adj
 
'zesty
 
adj

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Example sentences
Appetizers include mini barbecue pork sandwiches, zesty baked beans and
  homemade chili.
Expect a zesty honey-pineapple-citrus flavor along with a teasing bitterness.
Maybe she wanted to shape the debate, offering some zesty talking points to
  opponents of the eavesdropping program.
The result is a zesty, fresh pickle made from all natural ingredients.
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