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  • n. Plural form of flavour.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flavour.


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  • The old saying, "_De gustibus non disputandum_," is based upon the fact that both liking and the repulsion evinced by human beings for different odours (including those odours which we call flavours) are not matters of general agreement.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • The combination of flavours is really interesting, Nice cupcakes.

    IronCupcake_004: Pear Cupcakes w/ Cranberry Orange Filling

  • The jam has a rich, vibrant colour, and its 3 main flavours meld perfectly, none of them overpowering the other.

    Ispahan jam makes it all taste so good

  • It also dovetails with a general interest in Latin flavours, which account for more than half of the ethnic food market, says Maria Caranfa, an analyst with market research firm Mintel. - Stuff

  • Debuting on Saturday at the Boomerang Pets Party in Regents Park, London, will be serving up two "flavours" - "dog eat hog world,"

    Eater National

  • Neutrinos exist in three "flavours" - muon, electron and tau - that oscillate from one to the other as they travel in space. all content

  • Barby, I believe, has a good opinion of us, and charitably concludes that we mean right; but some other of our country friends would think I was far gone in uppishness if they knew that I never touch fish with a steel knife; and it wouldn't mend the matter much to tell them that the combination of flavours is disagreeable to me – it hardly suits the doctrine of liberty and equality that my palate should be so much nicer than theirs.


  • Even Holliday is realist enough to concede that “we must recognize people’s aesthetic preferences for types of English and types of speakers, and the possibility that they may prefer flavours from the English-speaking West over indigenous flavours for a multiplicity of reasons” (op. cit., p. 60).

    N is for Native-speakerism « An A-Z of ELT

  • Amongst all his flavours was the taste of guilt and the real need for love.

    Human Things

  • Since I had heard that this Dal tastes better as the flavours are allowed to mature I made it in the morning for my packed lunch and we had it for dinner too.

    Archive 2008-10-01


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