One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he had a real zing in his sprightly voice’
enthusiasm, zest, zestfulness, appetite, relish, gusto, eagerness, keenness, avidity, zeal, fervour, ardour, passion, love, enjoyment, joy, delight, pleasure, excitement
vigour, verve, liveliness, sparkle, fizz, effervescence, fire, animation, vitality, dynamism, energy, buoyancy, brio, bounce, pep, spirit, spiritedness, exuberance, high spirits, high-spiritedness
zip, oomph, vim, pizzazz, get-up-and-go
2‘sprinkle Cajun seasoning on chops to give them zing’
piquancy, pungency, spice, spiciness, saltiness, pepperiness, flavour, flavouring, savour, taste, tastiness, relish, bite, tang, zest, sharpness, tartness
interest, edge, effect, potency
kick, punch, oomph
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