gusto

Part of speech: noun

Keen enjoyment; relish.

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Usage examples "gusto":

  1. Uncle Arthur usedn't to mind it a bit; did it, indeed, with gusto. - "Christopher and Columbus", Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim.
  2. The odd thing was that all the others discovered mysterious appetites and began to eat and drink with gusto, sitting, standing, or walking about, while Charlie, munching, related how he had miraculously got three days' leave from the hospital, and how he had impulsively 'cabbed it' to Euston, and how, having arrived at Knype, he had also 'cabbed it' from Knype to Bleakridge instead of waiting for the Loop Line train. - "Hilda Lessways", Arnold Bennett.
  3. Sometimes he goes in front of the piano, sometimes behind, but invariably he hears the storm of applause when it ends, and he bows with great gusto. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.