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1‘he dug into his plate of food with relish’
enjoyment, gusto, delight, pleasure, glee, rapture, satisfaction, contentment, contentedness, gratification, happiness, exhilaration, excitement, titillation, appreciation, liking, fondness, enthusiasm, appetite, zest
2‘the sauce is ideal served as hot relish with beefburgers’
condiment, accompaniment, sauce, dressing, flavouring, seasoning, dip
1‘he was relishing his moment of glory’
enjoy, delight in, love, like, adore, be pleased by, take pleasure in, rejoice in, appreciate, savour, revel in, luxuriate in, glory in
gloat over, feel self-satisfied about, crow about
informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of
2‘I don't relish the drive, but we could go by train’
look forward to, fancy, anticipate with pleasure, await with pleasure, lick one's lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until, long for, hope for
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