savor

Part of speech: verb

To have a specified flavor or quality: followed by of.

Part of speech: noun

Flavor; relish; specific quality.

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Usage examples "savor":

  1. Even base- ball had lost its savor. - "Children of the Tenements", Jacob A. Riis.
  2. But existence was still rich, still full of savor, so long as a man's will held his grip on men and circumstance. - "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. The old house, beyond the Spaniard's Road, save for mice and a faint underlying savor of wood- rot in two rooms, well satisfied the aesthetic sense. - "The Freelands", John Galsworthy.