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{adj: bloodless} without vigor or zest or energy
"an insipid and bloodless young man"



{adj: listless} lacking zest or vivacity
"he was listless and bored"

{adj: lively, racy} full of zest or vigor
"a racy literary style"

{adj: vapid} lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
"a vapid conversation"
"a vapid smile"
"a bunch of vapid schoolgirls"

{adv: zestfully, zestily} with zest
"she scrubbed the floors of the new apartment zestfully"

{n: gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness} vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

{n: lemon zest} tiny bits of lemon peel

{n: nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest} a tart spicy quality

{n: orange zest} tiny bits of orange peel

{v: salt} add zest or liveliness to
"She salts her lectures with jokes"

{v: sauce} add zest or flavor to, make more interesting
"sauce the roast"

{v: zest, spice, spice up} add herbs or spices to


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