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flavor of the week

Something temporary. The phrase is often used to describe fleeting romantic relationships. I wouldn't get too attached to Katie, she's just Ralph's flavor of the week—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, and Biology is just the flavor of the week, trust me!
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flavor of the month

Something temporary. The phrase is often used to describe fleeting romantic relationships. I wouldn't get too attached to Katie, she's just Ralph's flavor of the month—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, and biology is just the flavor of the month, trust me!
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flavor food with something

to season a food with something. He flavors his gravy with a little sage. Can you flavor the soup with a little less pepper next time?
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The revival may come slowly, similar to the natural growth of a tea bush and the time it takes to reach maturity, but it is a comforting thought to realize that once the plucking table is ready, the bush will bring forth its flavory leaves for more than a hundred years.
Then there is high grown aromatic "pointy" flavory teas from Ceylon; full bodied Yunnans from above the Myanmar (Burma) border in China; mild mannered Keemun Congou black teas; strong, malty, 2nd flush Assam teas from Northeast India; and the fugitive flavored champagne colored teas from Formosa.
1996 was a far from vintage year with regard to Java quality, although in the third quarter we did come across some flavory teas from Ciwidey and Pengalengan areas south of Bandung.