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relish

verb [T] uk   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ formal us  
C2 to like or enjoy something: I always relish a challenge. [+ -ing verb] I don't relish telling her that her son has been arrested. If you relish the idea or thought of something, you feel pleasure that it is going to happen: She's relishing the prospect of studying in Bologna for six months.

relish

noun uk   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ us  

relish noun (SAUCE)

C2 [C or U] a type of sauce that is eaten with food to add flavour to it: tomato and onion relish Would you like relish on your burger?

relish noun (ENJOYMENT)

C2 [U] formal the enjoyment you get from doing something: She ate her cake slowly and with relish. I have no relish for hunting and killing animals.
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