taste


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Synonyms for taste

Synonyms for taste

to have a particular flavor or suggestion of something

to undergo an emotional reaction

to participate in or partake of personally

a desire for food or drink

a distinctive property of a substance affecting the gustatory sense

a limited or anticipatory experience

the faculty or sense of discerning what is aesthetically pleasing or appropriate

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a brief experience of something

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the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

a kind of sensing

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have flavor

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perceive by the sense of taste

take a sample of

have a distinctive or characteristic taste

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distinguish flavors

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experience briefly

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References in classic literature ?
The Sun that light imparts to all, receives From all his alimental recompence In humid exhalations, and at Even Sups with the Ocean: though in Heav'n the Trees Of life ambrosial frutage bear, and vines Yeild Nectar, though from off the boughs each Morn We brush mellifluous Dewes, and find the ground Cover'd with pearly grain: yet God hath here Varied his bounty so with new delights, As may compare with Heaven; and to taste Think not I shall be nice.
Inhabitant with God, now know I well Thy favour, in this honour done to man, Under whose lowly roof thou hast voutsaf't To enter, and these earthly fruits to taste, Food not of Angels, yet accepted so, As that more willingly thou couldst not seem At Heav'ns high feasts to have fed: yet what compare?
But, according to my companions, there was NOTHING good in America--the climate, the people, the food, the morals, the laws, the dress, the manners, and the tastes, were all infinitely worse than those they had been accustomed to.
Brussels is the preterpluperfect tense of fashion, and Turkey is taste in its dying agonies.
Glare is a leading error in the philosophy of American household decoration - an error easily recognised as deduced from the perversion of taste just specified.
The water was very warm, and it was fresh, but there was a most unpleasant taste to it.
Did you ever taste water from a stagnant pool full of tadpoles?
I filled my spoon, but before I raised it to my mouth I knew just how they would taste.
Megapode eggs only stung his taste alive and stimulated the flow of his juices.
I read back in my life and saw how the accessibility of alcohol had given me the taste for it.
As this family and ours had long a sort of rivalry in point of taste, our spirit took the alarm at this stolen march upon us; and, notwithstanding all I could say, and I said much, it was resolved that we should have our pictures done too.
Lawrence was gentlemanly and inoffensive to all, and polite to the vicar and the ladies, especially his hostess and her daughter, and Miss Wilson - misguided man; he had not the taste to prefer Eliza Millward.
In the former case, it is well known that the entertainer provides what fare he pleases; and though this should be very indifferent, and utterly disagreeable to the taste of his company, they must not find any fault; nay, on the contrary, good breeding forces them outwardly to approve and to commend whatever is set before them.
As a tiger doth he ever stand, on the point of springing; but I do not like those strained souls; ungracious is my taste towards all those self- engrossed ones.
All he cared about was gaiety and women, and as according to his ideas there was nothing dishonorable in these tastes, and he was incapable of considering what the gratification of his tastes entailed for others, he honestly considered himself irreproachable, sincerely despised rogues and bad people, and with a tranquil conscience carried his head high.