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Definition of Zest

Zest

  1. A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.
  2. Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
  3. The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.
  4. To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.
  5. To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

Zest Quotations

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
Christian Dior

If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Norman Vincent Peale

As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
Simon Newcomb

It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Zest Translations

zest in French is zeste
zest in German is Lust
zest in Norwegian is krydder, behag, glede
zest in Swedish is aptit, krydda
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