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GUST

Latin, to taste
Gusto, Gustatory,

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Gustatory

adj. Having to do with the sense of taste.
Root: GUST

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SIP/SAP

Latin, to taste
Insipid, Sapient

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Insipid

adj. Dull; uninterested
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

Latin, to crave, to desire
Avid, Avarice

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Avid

adj. Eager, Enthusiastic
Root: AV
Syn: devoted
Ant: uninterested

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Avarice

n. Desire for wealth; greed
Root: AV

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BIB

Latin, to drink
Imbibe, 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, to devour
Glut, 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 to much
Root: GLUT

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PALAT

Latin, palate
Palate, 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

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Gusto

n. Enthusiastic enjoyment
Root: GUST
Syn: relish
Ant: dislike