The Sense Of Taste                          Andrew Ernest Ritz                             May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz (...
acid       noun –1. (4) acid – (any of various water-soluble compounds having       a sour taste and capable of turning li...
appetizing    adj –. appetizing, appetising – (appealing to or stimulating the    appetite especially in appearance or aro...
biting    verb –1. (12) bite, seize with teeth – (to grip, cut off, or tear with or    as if with the teeth or jaws; ”Gunny...
bitter    noun –1. bitter – (English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with    strong flavor of hops (usually on draft))    ...
bland   adj –1. (1) bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless,   savourless, vapid – (lacking taste or flavor o...
curdled    verb –1. curdle, clabber, clot – (turn into curds; ”curdled milk”)    adj –. coagulate, coagulated, curdled, gr...
delicious    noun –. Delicious – (variety of sweet eating apples)    adj –1. (2) delightful, delicious – (greatly pleasing...
distasteful    adj –1. distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury – (not pleasing in odor or    taste)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()      ...
flavor   noun –1. (3) spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell –   (the general atmosphere of a place or sit...
flavored   verb –. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken   breast after roasting it”)   Andrew Ernest...
flavorless    adj –. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless,    vapid – (lacking taste or flavor ...
flavorsome   adj –. flavorful, flavourful, flavorous, flavourous, flavorsome,   flavoursome, sapid, saporous – (full of flavor)   ...
gingery    adj –1. gingery – (having a taste like that of ginger)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()       The Sense Of Taste        ...
green   noun –1. (6) green, greenness, viridity – (green color or pigment;   resembling the color of growing grass)   verb...
honeyed   verb –. honey – (sweeten with honey)   adj –1. honeyed, honied, syrupy – (with honey added)   Andrew Ernest Ritz...
hot      adj –1. (50) hot – (used of physical heat; having a high or higher      than desirable temperature or giving off h...
insipid    adj –1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless,    savourless, vapid – (lacking taste or flavor o...
luscious    adj –1. (1) juicy, luscious, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous – (having    strong sexual appeal; ”juicy barmaids...
mellow   verb –1. mellow – (soften, make mellow; ”Age and experience   mellowed him over the years”)   adj –1. laid-back, ...
nauseating   verb –1. sicken, nauseate, turn one’s stomach – (upset and make   nauseated; ”The smell of the food turned th...
palatable    adj –. palatable, toothsome – (acceptable to the taste or mind;    ”palatable food”; ”a palatable solution to...
peppery   adj –. peppery – (having the piquant burning taste of peppers; ”corn   chips with peppery salsa”)   Andrew Ernes...
ripe       adj –1. (6) ripe, mature – (fully developed or matured and ready to       be eaten or used; ”ripe peaches”; ”fu...
rotten    adj –1. (1) icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky – (very    bad; ”a lousy play”; ”it’s a stinki...
salty    adj –1. (1) piquant, salty – (engagingly stimulating or provocat ive;    ”a piquant wit”; ”salty language”)    An...
savor    noun –. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip,    tang – (the taste experience when a savour...
season   noun –1. (40) season – (a period of the year marked by special events   or activities in some field; ”he celebrate...
seasoned   verb –1. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken   breast after roasting it”)   adj –1. sea...
seasoning   noun –1. flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning   – (something added to food primarily fo...
sharp   noun –1. sharp – (a musical notation indicating one half step higher   than the note named)   adj –1. (9) crisp, s...
sip      noun –. (2) sip – (a small drink)      verb –. (7) sip – (drink in sips; ”She was sipping her tea”)      Andrew E...
sour   noun –1. sour – (a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or   gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar...
spice    noun –1. (1) spice – (aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as    a preservative)    verb –1. (1) spice, s...
spiced    verb –1. (1) spice, spice up – (make more interesting or flavorful;    ”Spice up the evening by inviting a belly ...
spicy    adj –1. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty – (having an agreeably    pungent taste)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()  ...
spoiled    verb –1. (2) botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow,    flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bung...
stale    verb –. stale – (urinate, of cattle and horses)    adj –1. (1) stale – (lacking freshness, palatability, or showi...
sugary   adj –. sugary – (containing sugar; ”he eats too much sugary food”)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()    The Sense Of Taste ...
sweet   noun –1. Sweet, Henry Sweet – (English phonetician; one of the   founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912))   adj –...
tainted    verb –1. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud – (place under suspicion or    cast doubt upon; ”sully someone’s r...
tangy   adj –. lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart – (tasting sour like a   lemon)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()      The Se...
tart       noun –1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy       woman, working girl, sporting lad...
taste    noun –1. (8) taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste    perception, gustatory perception – (the sensat...
tasteless    adj –1. tasteless – (lacking flavor)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()       The Sense Of Taste   May 8, 2011   45 / 54
tasty    adj –. tasty – (pleasing to the sense of taste; ”a tasty morsel”)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()       The Sense Of Tast...
unappetizing   adj –. unappetizing, unappetising – (not appetizing in appearanc e,   aroma, or taste)   Andrew Ernest Ritz...
unflavored   adj –. unflavored, unflavoured, nonflavored, nonflavoured – (without   flavoring added)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()   T...
unpalatable   adj –. unpalatable – (not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind;   ”an unpalatable meal”; ”unpalatable...
unripe    adj –1. green, unripe, unripened, immature – (not fully develope d or    mature; not ripe; ”unripe fruit”; ”frie...
unseasoned   adj –1. unseasoned – (not aged or processed; ”unseasoned timber”)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()    The Sense Of Tas...
untainted   adj –. stainless, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished – ((of   reputation) free from blemishes; ”his ...
vinegary    adj –1. acetose, acetous, vinegary, vinegarish – (tasting or smelling    like vinegar)   Andrew Ernest Ritz ()...
yummy  adj –. delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious,  toothsome, yummy – (extremely pleasing to t...
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  1. 1. The Sense Of Taste Andrew Ernest Ritz May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 1 / 54
  2. 2. acid noun –1. (4) acid – (any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt) adj –1. (1) acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic – (harsh or corrosive in tone; ”an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose”; ”a barrage of acid comments”; ”her acrid remarks make her many enemies”; ”bitter words”; ”blistering criticism”; ”caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics”; ”a sulfurous denunciation”; ”a vitriolic critique”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 2 / 54
  3. 3. appetizing adj –. appetizing, appetising – (appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 3 / 54
  4. 4. biting verb –1. (12) bite, seize with teeth – (to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; ”Gunny invariably tried to bite her”) adj –1. (3) barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious – (capable of wounding; ”a barbed compliment”; ”a biting aphorism”; ”pungent satire”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 4 / 54
  5. 5. bitter noun –1. bitter – (English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)) verb –. bitter – (make bitter) adj –1. (12) acrimonious, bitter – (marked by strong resentment or cynicism; ”an acrimonious dispute”; ”bitter about the divorce”) adv –. piercingly, bitterly, bitingly, bitter – (extremely and sharply; ”it was bitterly cold”; ”bitter cold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 5 / 54
  6. 6. bland adj –1. (1) bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid – (lacking taste or flavor or tang; ”a bland diet”; ”insipid hospital food”; ”flavorless supermarket tomatoes”; ”vapid beer”; ”vapid tea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 6 / 54
  7. 7. curdled verb –1. curdle, clabber, clot – (turn into curds; ”curdled milk”) adj –. coagulate, coagulated, curdled, grumous, grumose – (transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; ”coagulated blood”; ”curdled milk”; ”grumous blood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 7 / 54
  8. 8. delicious noun –. Delicious – (variety of sweet eating apples) adj –1. (2) delightful, delicious – (greatly pleasing or entertaining; ”a delightful surprise”; ”the comedy was delightful”; ”a delicious joke”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 8 / 54
  9. 9. distasteful adj –1. distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury – (not pleasing in odor or taste) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 9 / 54
  10. 10. flavor noun –1. (3) spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell – (the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; ”the feel of the city excited him”; ”a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting”; ”it had the smell of treason”) verb –. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 10 / 54
  11. 11. flavored verb –. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 11 / 54
  12. 12. flavorless adj –. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid – (lacking taste or flavor or tang; ”a bland diet”; ”insipid hospital food”; ”flavorless supermarket tomatoes”; ”vapid beer”; ”vapid tea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 12 / 54
  13. 13. flavorsome adj –. flavorful, flavourful, flavorous, flavourous, flavorsome, flavoursome, sapid, saporous – (full of flavor) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 13 / 54
  14. 14. gingery adj –1. gingery – (having a taste like that of ginger) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 14 / 54
  15. 15. green noun –1. (6) green, greenness, viridity – (green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass) verb –. green – (turn or become green; ”The trees are greening”) adj –1. (26) green, greenish, light-green, dark-green – (of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; ”a green tree”; ”green fields”; ”green paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 15 / 54
  16. 16. honeyed verb –. honey – (sweeten with honey) adj –1. honeyed, honied, syrupy – (with honey added) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 16 / 54
  17. 17. hot adj –1. (50) hot – (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; ”hot stove”; ”hot water”; ”a hot August day”; ”a hot stuffy room”; ”she’s hot and tired”; ”a hot forehead”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 17 / 54
  18. 18. insipid adj –1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid – (lacking taste or flavor or tang; ”a bland diet”; ”insipid hospital food”; ”flavorless supermarket tomatoes”; ”vapid beer”; ”vapid tea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 18 / 54
  19. 19. luscious adj –1. (1) juicy, luscious, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous – (having strong sexual appeal; ”juicy barmaids”; ”a red-hot mama”; ”a voluptuous woman”; ”a toothsome blonde in a tight dress”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 19 / 54
  20. 20. mellow verb –1. mellow – (soften, make mellow; ”Age and experience mellowed him over the years”) adj –1. laid-back, mellow – (unhurried and relaxed; ”a mellow conversation”) adv –. mellowly, mellow – ((obsolete) in a mellow manner) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 20 / 54
  21. 21. nauseating verb –1. sicken, nauseate, turn one’s stomach – (upset and make nauseated; ”The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman’s stomach”; ”The mold on the food sickened the diners”) adj –. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensiv e, sickening, vile – (causing or able to cause nausea; ”a nauseating smell”; ”nauseous offal”; ”a sickening stench”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 21 / 54
  22. 22. palatable adj –. palatable, toothsome – (acceptable to the taste or mind; ”palatable food”; ”a palatable solution to the problem”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 22 / 54
  23. 23. peppery adj –. peppery – (having the piquant burning taste of peppers; ”corn chips with peppery salsa”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 23 / 54
  24. 24. ripe adj –1. (6) ripe, mature – (fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; ”ripe peaches”; ”full-bodied mature wines”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 24 / 54
  25. 25. rotten adj –1. (1) icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky – (very bad; ”a lousy play”; ”it’s a stinking world”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 25 / 54
  26. 26. salty adj –1. (1) piquant, salty – (engagingly stimulating or provocat ive; ”a piquant wit”; ”salty language”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 26 / 54
  27. 27. savor noun –. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang – (the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth) verb –1. (4) enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour – (derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; ”She relished her fame and basked in her glory”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 27 / 54
  28. 28. season noun –1. (40) season – (a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; ”he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company”; ”she always looked forward to the avocado season”) verb –1. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 28 / 54
  29. 29. seasoned verb –1. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) adj –1. seasoned – (aged or processed; ”seasoned wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 29 / 54
  30. 30. seasoning noun –1. flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning – (something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts) verb –1. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 30 / 54
  31. 31. sharp noun –1. sharp – (a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named) adj –1. (9) crisp, sharp – ((of something seen or heard) clearly defined; ”a sharp photographic image”; ”the sharp crack of a twig”; ”the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot”) adv –. (1) sharply, sharp, acutely – (changing suddenly in direction and degree; ”the road twists sharply after the light”; ”turn sharp left here”; ”the visor was acutely peaked”; ”her shoes had acutely pointed toes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 31 / 54
  32. 32. sip noun –. (2) sip – (a small drink) verb –. (7) sip – (drink in sips; ”She was sipping her tea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 32 / 54
  33. 33. sour noun –1. sour – (a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar) verb –1. (2) sour, turn, ferment, work – (go sour or spoil; ”The milk has soured”; ”The wine worked”; ”The cream has turned–we have to throw it out”) adj –1. (1) sour, rancid – (smelling of fermentation or stalenes s) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 33 / 54
  34. 34. spice noun –1. (1) spice – (aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative) verb –1. (1) spice, spice up – (make more interesting or flavorful; ”Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 34 / 54
  35. 35. spiced verb –1. (1) spice, spice up – (make more interesting or flavorful; ”Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 35 / 54
  36. 36. spicy adj –1. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty – (having an agreeably pungent taste) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 36 / 54
  37. 37. spoiled verb –1. (2) botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) adj –1. (1) spoiled, spoilt – (having the character or dispositi on harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention; ”a spoiled child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 37 / 54
  38. 38. stale verb –. stale – (urinate, of cattle and horses) adj –1. (1) stale – (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; ”stale bread”; ”the beer was stale”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 38 / 54
  39. 39. sugary adj –. sugary – (containing sugar; ”he eats too much sugary food”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 39 / 54
  40. 40. sweet noun –1. Sweet, Henry Sweet – (English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)) adj –1. (9) sweet – (having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar) adv –. (1) sweetly, sweet – (in an affectionate or loving manner (‘sweet’ is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of ‘sweetly’ ); ”Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly”; ”how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank”- Shakespeare; ”talking sweet to each other”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 40 / 54
  41. 41. tainted verb –1. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud – (place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; ”sully someone’s reputation”) adj –. corrupt, tainted – (touched by rot or decay; ”tainted bacon”; ”‘corrupt’ is archaic”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 41 / 54
  42. 42. tangy adj –. lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart – (tasting sour like a lemon) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 42 / 54
  43. 43. tart noun –1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street – (a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money) adj –1. (1) lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart – (tasting sour like a lemon) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 43 / 54
  44. 44. taste noun –1. (8) taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception – (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; ”the candy left him with a bad taste”; ”the melon had a delicious taste”) verb –1. (10) taste, savor, savour – (have flavor; taste of something) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 44 / 54
  45. 45. tasteless adj –1. tasteless – (lacking flavor) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 45 / 54
  46. 46. tasty adj –. tasty – (pleasing to the sense of taste; ”a tasty morsel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 46 / 54
  47. 47. unappetizing adj –. unappetizing, unappetising – (not appetizing in appearanc e, aroma, or taste) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 47 / 54
  48. 48. unflavored adj –. unflavored, unflavoured, nonflavored, nonflavoured – (without flavoring added) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 48 / 54
  49. 49. unpalatable adj –. unpalatable – (not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind; ”an unpalatable meal”; ”unpalatable truths”; ”unpalatable behavior”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 49 / 54
  50. 50. unripe adj –1. green, unripe, unripened, immature – (not fully develope d or mature; not ripe; ”unripe fruit”; ”fried green tomatoes”; ”green wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 50 / 54
  51. 51. unseasoned adj –1. unseasoned – (not aged or processed; ”unseasoned timber”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 51 / 54
  52. 52. untainted adj –. stainless, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished – ((of reputation) free from blemishes; ”his unsullied name”; ”an untarnished reputation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 52 / 54
  53. 53. vinegary adj –1. acetose, acetous, vinegary, vinegarish – (tasting or smelling like vinegar) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 53 / 54
  54. 54. yummy adj –. delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy – (extremely pleasing to the sense of taste) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Taste May 8, 2011 54 / 54

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