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Gust

Latin: gustus, "taste"

Gusto, 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 taste
Root: gust

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Sip, sap

Latin: sapere, "to taste"

Insipid, 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, "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

N. desire for wealth; greed
Root: av

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Bib

Latin: bibere, "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: gluttire, "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 too much (especially food or drink)
Root: glut

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Palat

Latin: palatum, "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