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GUST

Latin GUSTUS "taste"

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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 taste
Root: GUST
Syn:
Ant:

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SIP/SAP

Latin SAPERE "to taste"

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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 "to crave to desire"

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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
Syn:
Ant:

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BIB

Latin BIBERE "to drink"

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Imbibe

V. drink; soak up in
Root: BIB
Syn: absorb
Ant:

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Bibulous

Adj. drunken
Root: BIB
Syn:
Ant:

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GLUT

Latin GLUTTIRE "to devour"

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Glut

N. to much of something; oversupply
Root: GLUT
Syn:
Ant:

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Glutton

N. one who wants or takes to much (especially food or drink)
Root: GLUT
Syn:
Ant:

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PALAT

Latin PALATUM "palate"

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Palate

N. taste or liking
Root: PALAT
Syn: appetite
Ant:

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Palatable

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