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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 things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.
Branch Rickey

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

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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