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GUST

Latin: "Taste"
Example Words: Gusto, Gustatory

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SIP/SAP

Latin: "To taste"
Example Words: Insipid, Sapient

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AV

Latin: "To crave, to desire"
Example Words: Avid, Avarice

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BIB

Latin: "To drink"
Example Words: Imbibe, Bibulous

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GLUT

Latin: "To devour"
Example Words: Glut, Glutton

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PALAT

Latin: "Palate"
Example Words: Palate, Palatable

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Gusto

Definition: n. Enthusiastic enjoyment.
Root: GUS
Synonym: Relish
Antonym: Dislike

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Gustatory

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

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Insipid

Definition: adj. Dull; uninteresting.
Root: SIP/SAP
Synonym: Colorless
Antonym: Intriguing

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Sapient

Definition: adj. Having knowledge; wise.
Root: SIP/SAP
Synonym: Conscious
Antonym: Unthinking

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Avid

Definition: adj. Enthusiastic; eager.
Root: AV
Synonym: Devoted
Antonym: Uninterested

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Avarice

Definition: n. Desire for wealth; greed.
Root: AV

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Imbibe

Definition: v. Drink; soak up.
Root: BIB
Synonym: Absorb

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Bibulous

Definition: adj. Drunken.
Root: BIB

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Glut

Definition: n. Too much of something; oversupply.
Root: GLUT

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Glutton

Definition: n. One who wants or takes too much.
Root: GLUT

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Palate

Definition: n. Taste or liking.
Root: PALAT
Synonym: Appetite

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Palatable

Definition: adj. Acceptable; satisfactory.
Root: PALAT
Synonym: Tolerable
Antonym: Unbearable