savour

All Noun Verb
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  • He who has savoured it once, he knows what joy it can give. Cited from Songs of Kabir, by Rabindranath Tagore (Tr.)
  • He knew his power, and meant to miss nothing of its savour. Cited from Salute to Adventurers, by John Buchan
  • There is a true savour of English country life all through the book. Cited from Autobiography of Anthony Trollope, A. Trollope
  • His books had almost as good a savour in town as in the country. Cited from The Highwayman, by H.C. Bailey
  • But one has to have suffered before one gets the full savour out of joy. Cited from Yet Again, by Max Beerbohm
  • We see God face to face every hour, and know the savour of Nature. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, Nov, 1857
  • One would almost think that it savoured of the powers of evil. Cited from A Surgeon in Belgium, by Henry Sessions Souttar
  • Indeed, I should say that the system pursued savours too much of the military. Cited from Heart of the Vosges, by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • They were happy days, and good days, and the savour of them is pleasant. Cited from Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character, by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
  • The effect upon his mind is described in terms which savour of a less stern school of faith. Cited from Hours in a Library, Volume I (of III), by Leslie Stephen
  • The triumph of his last speech savoured he slipped again into his normal self. Cited from The Killer, by Stewart Edward White
  • But if his mother takes no notice, the sport soon loses its savour. Cited from The Nervous Child, by Hector Charles Cameron
  • All the savour of life was connected for him with that box. Cited from Bessie Costrell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Towards the end of the nineteenth century life seemed to be losing its savour. Cited from Art, by Clive Bell
  • Life's full of savour when you go creaking along the road like this. Cited from Parnassus on Wheels, by Christopher Morley
  • They were now at liberty to feed: but their food had lost all its savour. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • The first savours too much of the Town; the other of the College. Cited from The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
  • Do they savour Christ in his Word, and do they leave all the world for his sake? Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • No work can have savour, or be useful to man, unless it comes from this branch. Cited from Light, Life, and Love, W. R. Inge
  • The word-play about her eyes seemed to savour of the "Half-and-Half." Cited from The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes, by Israel Zangwill
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