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GUST

L: taste

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Gusto

N: Enthusiastic enjoyment
Root: GUS
Syn: Relish
Ant: dislike

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Gustatory

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

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SIP,SAP

L: to taste

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Insipid

Adj: Dull; uninterested
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

L: to crave, to desire

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Avid

Adj: Enthusiatic; eager
Root: AV
Syn: Devoted
Ant: Uninterested

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Avarice

N: Desire for wealth; greed
Root: AV

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BIB

L: to drink

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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

L: to devour

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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 ( food or drink)
Root: GLUT

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PALAT

L: palate

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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