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  • n  vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
  • n  a tart spicy quality
  • v  add herbs or spices to

  • Occasionally added some crowd-pleasing zest to his usual low-key, intellectual style.
  • Then there are the workaday renovations: the store-bought zest that transforms the meat loaf, the iced tea in a bottle you can take on the run.
  • The Mollycoddle, The Mark of Zorro, The Three Musketeers and Don Q Son of Zorro display a wit and a zest that shame most of today's bloated adventure films.
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  • Refreshing recipes: Orange-ginger chicken tacos
    Rub the chicken with the orange zest, ginger, coriander, garlic, cumin and thyme. (Can do this a day in advance.)
    June 12, 2013 - The News-Press
  • Let's Talk Food: Got lemons? Make lemonade
    Lemons are the golden fruit of summer. Those gilded globules of mellow yellow are filled with flavor and more Vitamin C than any other citrus fruit. The outer yellow zest of the skin contains essential oil, concentrating its lemony flavor and adding the element of scent.
    June 12, 2013 - Naples Daily News
  • Brush Fire Reported In Paradise Hills-Area Canyon
    SAN DIEGO - Crews are working to extinguish a brush fire burning in a canyon near Bell Middle School in Paradise Hills. The fire was reported just after 1 p.m. in the 7200 block of Zest Street, which is behind the school.
    June 11, 2013 - KPBS San Diego

  • Terry Taylor in Reuters Canada
    Robert was a lovely man who truly had a zest for life,AP sports editor Terry Taylor said. "He had a twinkle in his eye, a sly sense of humor and, usually, a self deprecating remark that made him an irresistible magnet for all of us. We...
  • Harry Reid in guardian.co.uk
    Tim was a warm and gracious family man with a great zest for life and an unsurpassed passion for his work,said Senate majority leader Harry Reid. "His rise from working-class roots to become a well-respected leader in political journalism...
  • John McLaren in USA Today
    I've been thinking about it for over a month,McLaren said. "It's nothing against Ichiro in center field, of course. I just think he's a great right fielder and I want to see his zest and smile and everything going."

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