nectar of the gods

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nectar of the gods

Any drink that is especially delicious or provides some euphoric effect on one. Ah, coffee—nectar of the gods! I simply wouldn't be able to function without it. Have you tried the Shnapple's Juiced Fruit Punch? Man, it's like the nectar of the gods!
See also: god, nectar, of
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nectar of the gods

A delicious drink. In classical mythology nectar was the life-giving drink of the gods, and ambrosia their food. The term was transferred to any delicious beverage in the sixteenth century.
See also: god, nectar, of
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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