The American Heritage® Thesaurus for Learners of English
by Joyce LeBaron and Susanna LeBaron
Every synonym has a short, clear definition that helps distinguish it from other synonyms in its group.
Every synonym has its own example sentence that shows proper usage and clarifies shades of meaning.
A useful appendix includes a list of irregular English verbs with full example sentences and a list of common English expressions showing the proper use of prepositions.
noun the quality that causes something to have a distinctive taste: What flavor of ice cream would you like?
aftertaste a taste that remains in the mouth: Coffee has a somewhat bitter aftertaste.
tang a sharp, strong flavor taste: I like the tang of lemon.
taste the sensation of sweet, sour, salty, or bitter flavors produced by a substance placed in the mouth: Do you like the taste of onions?
zest added flavor or interest: She gives zest to her cooking by adding herbs and spices.