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Savour, vb. 1) intr. to have a particular smell: “to me the very doors and windows s. vilely,” Per. IV, 6, 117. Metaphorically, == to be of a particular nature: “a savage jealousy that sometime --s nobly,” Tw. V, 123. With of: “neither --ing of poetry, wit, nor invention,” LLL IV, 2, 165. “this --s not much of distraction,” Tw. V, 322. “--s of tyranny,” Wint. II, 3, 119. “you s. too much of your youth,” H5 I, 2, 250. “his jest will s. but of shallow wit,” H5 I, 2, 250
2) trans. to like: “filths s. but themselves,” Lr. IV, 2, 39.
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