Nouns (23)

tasting, taste
n. a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
gustation, gustatory modality, sense of taste, taste
n. the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
gustatory perception, taste perception, gustatory sensation, taste sensation, taste
n. the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation, taste
n. delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
n. a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
taste, predilection, penchant, preference
n. a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
mouthful, taste
n. a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
n. [the capability of perceiving with the tongue]

Verbs (9)

try out, taste, try, sample
v. take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
v. perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
v. experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
savour, savor, taste
v. have flavor; taste of something

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Fuzzynyms (95)

n. a small drink
n. the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)
pick-me-up, bracer
n. a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
n. a natural attraction or feeling of kinship; "an affinity for politics"; "the mysterious affinity between them"; "James's affinity with Sam"
sagaciousness, discernment, judgement, judgment, sagacity
n. the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
discreetness, prudence, circumspection, discretion
n. knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion"
power, ability
n. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
n. inherent ability
natural endowment, talent, gift, endowment
n. natural abilities or qualities
hang, knack, bent
n. a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
attainment, acquisition, acquirement, accomplishment, skill
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
mental faculty, module, faculty
n. one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
will, volition
n. the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
secernment, discrimination
n. the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
secernment, discrimination
n. the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
discretion, delicacy
n. refined taste; tact
judging, judgement, judgment
n. the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
selection, pick, choice
n. the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
choice, alternative, option
n. one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
druthers, preference
n. the right or chance to choose; "given my druthers, I'd eat cake"
tendency, disposition, inclination
n. an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
n. the act of deviating from a vertical position
n. an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
orientation, preference, predilection
n. a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
preconception, prejudice, bias
n. a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
regard, esteem, respect
n. an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
n. the expression of approval and support
passionateness, passion
n. a strong feeling or emotion
n. the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
n. an intense desire for some particular thing
n. an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
pleasance, pleasure
n. a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure"
zestfulness, zest, relish, gusto
n. vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
tendency, propensity, leaning
n. an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
admiration, wonderment, wonder
n. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
n. the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
n. a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
respect, regard
n. a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
n. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
n. a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
n. a short mixed drink
n. a person who pursues some plan or goal; "a pursuer of truth"
v. pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
canvas, canvass, poll
v. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

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Antonyms (3)

distaste, aversion, antipathy
n. a feeling of intense dislike


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