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SAVORY

1. [n] an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d''oeuvre

2. [n] either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family

3. [n] dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions

4. [n] any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees

5. [s] pleasing to the sense of taste

6. [a] morally respectable or inoffensive; "a past that was scarcely savory"

7. [s] having an agreeably pungent taste

similar words

1. [a] appetizing

2. [a] appetising

3. [a] tasteful

opposite words

1. [a] unsavory

2. [a] unsavoury

3. [a] offensive

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