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GUST

"taste"

Gusto, gustatory

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Gusto

Noun, enthusiastic enjoyment
Root: GUST
SYN: relish
Ant: dislike

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Gustatory

Adj., having to do with sense of taste
Root: GUST

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SIP/SAP

"To taste"

Insipid, sapient

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Insipid

Adj., dull; uninteresting
Root: SIP/SAP
Syn: colorless
Ant: intriguing

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Sapient

Adj., having knowledge; wise
Root: SIP/SAP
Syn: conscious
Ant: unthinking

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AV

"to crave, to desire"

Avid, avarice

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Avid

Adj., enthusiastic; eager
Root: AV
Syn: devoted
Ant: uninterested

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Avarice

Noun, desire for wealth; greed
Root: AV

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BIB

"to drink"

Imbibe, bibulous

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Imbibe

Verb, to drink, to soak up in
Root: BIB
Syn: absorb

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Bibulous

Adj., drunken
Root: BIB

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GLUT

"to devour"

Glut, glutton

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Glut

Noun, too much of something; oversupply
Root: GLUT

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Glutton

Noun, one who wants or takes too much
Root: GLUT

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PALAT

"palate"

Palate, palatable

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Palate

Noun, taste or liking
Root: PALAT
Syn: appetite

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Palatable

Adj., acceptable; satisfactory
Root: PALAT
Syn: tolerable
Ant: unbearable