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GUST

Latin: Gustus means "taste"

Gusto and Gustatory

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Gusto

n. Enthusiastic enjoyment.
Root: Gust
Syn: Relish
Ant: Dislike

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Gustatory

adj. Having to do with the sense of the trait.
Root: Gust

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SIP/SAP

Latin: Sapere means to "taste"

Insipid and Sapient

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Insipid

adj. Dull; uninteresting.
Root: Sip
Syn: Colorless
Ant: Intriguing

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Sapient

adj. Having knowledge; wise.
Root: Sap
Syn: Conscious
Ant: Unthinking

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AV

Latin: Avere means to "crave, to desire"

Avid and Avarice

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Avid

adj. Enthusiastic; eager.
Root: Av
Syn: Devoted
Ant: Uninterested

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Avarice

n. Desire for wealth; greed.
Root: Av

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BIB

Latin: Bibere means to "drink"

Imbibe and Bibulous

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Imbibe

v. Drink; soak up.
Root: Bib
Syn: Absorb

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Bibulous

adj. Drunken
Root: Bib

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GLUT

Latin: Gluttire means to "devour"

Glut and Glutton

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Glut

n. Too much of something; oversupply.
Root: Glut

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Glutton

n. One who wants or takes too much.
Root: Glut

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PALAT

Latin: Palatum means "palate"

Palate and Palatable

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Palate

n. Taste or liking.
Root: Palat
Syn: Appetite

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Palatable

adj. Acceptable; satisfactory.
Root: Palat
Syn: Tolerable
Ant: Unbearable