zest

  • 1 zest — zest …

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  • 2 zest — ou zeste [ zɛst ] interj. • 1640; 1611 zest, exprimant le bruit fait par un coup; rad. onomat. zek ♦ Vx Interjection marquant le refus, plus souvent la promptitude d une action. ♢ Subst. (1718) Loc. fam. Entre le zist [ zist ] et le zest, se dit… …

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  • 3 Zest — may refer to:* Zest (ingredient), the outer peel of a citrus fruit * Zest (soap), a brand of soap * Zest (car), a micro car, developed by a French consortium led by ACREA * Zest (band), a Dutch Rock band from The Hague * Zest (music producer), a… …

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  • 4 zest — (zèst ) 1°   Interjection familière et ironique dont on se sert pour repousser ce que dit une personne. Il se vante de cela : zest!    On trouve aussi zeste. •   Je le savais bien, moi, que, dès qu elle parlerait, toutes vos belles résolutions,… …

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  • 5 zest — [zest] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Frenc] 1.) [U] eager interest and enjoyment zest for ▪ She had a great zest for life . 2.) [singular, U] the quality of being exciting and interesting ▪ The danger of being caught added a certain zest to the affair …

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  • 6 zest — [ zest ] noun uncount 1. ) a lot of enthusiasm or interest: He never lost his zest for life. a ) an exciting and lively quality: The fear he had felt then now seemed to add a little zest to the story he was telling. 2. ) the skin of an orange,… …

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  • 7 zest — ZEST. s. m. Ce qui est au dedans de la noix, & qui la separe en quatre. Le zest d une noix. cela ne vaut pas un zest. je n en donnerois pas un zest. Zest. Signifie aussi, Une petite pelure d orange qu on leve de dessus l écorce. On dit… …

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  • 8 zest — zest·ful; zest·er; zest; zest·ful·ly; zest·ful·ness; …

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  • 9 Zest — est, n. [F. zeste, probably fr. L. schistos split, cleft, divided, Gr. ?, from ? to split, cleave. Cf. {Schism}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Zest of — Album par Zazie Sortie 2008 Enregistrement 1992 à 2008 Durée 150 min 43 s Genre Chanson française Pop …

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  • 11 zest — [zest] n. [Fr zeste, partition membrane in a nut, hence piece of orange or orange peel used to give piquancy] 1. a usually thin piece of orange peel or lemon peel used as flavoring 2. something that gives flavor, relish, or piquancy 3.… …

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  • 12 zest|y — «ZEHS tee», adjective. having much zest; full of zest: »Guests can shell their own [crustaceans] and dip them into a zesty mayonnaise (New Yorker) …

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  • 13 Zest — est, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Zested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Zesting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. To give a relish or flavor to;… …

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  • 14 zest — ZEST, zesturi, s.n. Coajă de citrice (de lămâie, limetă, portocală) utilizată, sub formă de bucăţi mici sau de spirale, la prepararea cocteilurilor. – Din fr. zeste, engl. zest. Trimis de gal, 19.05.2008. Sursa: DGE …

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  • 15 zest — [n1] taste, flavor bite, body, charm, flavoring, ginger, guts*, interest, kick*, nip, piquancy, punch*, pungency, relish, salt, savor, seasoning, smack*, snap*, spice, tang, zap*, zip*; concept 614 Ant. blandness, dullness zest [n2] energy, gusto …

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  • 16 zest — index enjoyment (pleasure), life (vitality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 žêst — ž 〈G i, I i/žêšću〉 ekspr., {{c=1}}v. {{ref}}žestina{{/ref}} …

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  • 18 zest — (n.) 1670s, from Fr. zeste piece of orange or lemon peel used as a flavoring, of unknown origin. Sense of thing that adds flavor is 1709; that of keen enjoyment first attested 1791 …

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  • 19 zest — n. excitement, craving, desire, longing; spice, seasoning, flavoring; outer colored part of the peel of a citrus fruit …

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  • 20 žest — žȇst ž <G i, I i/žȇšću> DEFINICIJA ekspr. žestina, v. ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačka): Žéstić (Pakrac, Virovitica), Žèstokī (Petrinja, Sisak) ETIMOLOGIJA prasl. *žestokъ, žestъ: tvrd (stsl. žestъ, rus. žēstkij) …

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