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1. To have the taste or smell of something; to taste or smell in a similar way to something. This broth savors of mint a little bit. This peculiar flower savors of rotting flesh to attract flies and beetles as pollinators.
2. To be strikingly reminiscent or suggestive of something; to give a strong indication or implication of something. Their whole PR statement about the firing savors of corporate greed and incompetence. The judge's sudden reversal of his decision savors of bribery, if you ask me. The way she talked to him savored of arrogance.
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savor of something

to taste like something. This casserole savors of nutmeg. The meat savors of too much garlic.
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savor of

v.
1. To have some taste or smell: This dish savors of curry.
2. To display some quality or characteristic: Your attitude savors of vanity.
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For West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center executive director Vivian Araullo, Savor Filipino promotes Filipino history, culture and identity.
The old-style dandy hated vulgarity,' she wrote, but "the new-style dandy' could savor its camp value.
Presented by TFC's Lifestyle Network, this year's Savor Filipino theme is 'Buksan,' meaning open or unlock.
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Individuals who savor in general will experience lower levels of WFC than will those who do not.
Westfield Farm in Hubbardston provided samples of its different goat cheeses - including a chocolate cheese - at the Savor Massachusetts event.
Perhaps Currin indulged in the last tendency somewhat, given his debased or pathetic subject matter and an impoverished or superannuated technique that savors more of the thrift-shop aesthetic than of the Old Masters.
I need time to savor and struggle with it, calling on the help of the Holy Spirit.
In 2013, SAVOR will be held on June 14 and 15 at the Metropolitan Pavilion and adjoining Altman Building in Manhattan.
com)-- A simple yet innovative new product designed to address a common problem related to maintaining optimal food freshness, the Flavor Savor, has been developed by Gary Jackson of Crawfordsville, Indiana.
this past Saturday, June 5 for another sold-out SAVOR, considered the premier beer and food-pairing event in the nation.
A treasury of prose gems to savor one at a time or all at once.
If you venture to Santa Barbara, now and again on the weekends or whenever, you'll want to get a copy of a new, nifty little booklet, ``Get Fresh on the American Riviera: Savor the Flavors of Santa Barbara County,'' from the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau and Film Commission.
The squeamish may feel their pulses flutter at times, but the geeky, the prurient, and the gothic will find much to savor.
One reader may savor the accomplishment of the first male actor of African descent to win an Academy Award in 1963 for his role in Lilies of the Field another may view him as a justifiable target of ridicule for the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.