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gust

GUST, n. [L. gustus, gusto; Gr. a contracted word, for it has taste.]

1. Taste; tasting, or the sense of tasting. More generally, the pleasure of tasting; relish.

2. Sensual enjoyment.

Where love is duty on the female side,

On theirs, mere sensual gust, and sought with surly
pride.

3. Pleasure; amusement; gratification.

Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust.

4. Turn of fancy; intellectual taste.

A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. [Taste is now generally used.]

GUST, v.t. To taste; to have a relish. [Little used.]

GUST, n.

1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden rushing or driving of the wind, of short duration.

2. A sudden, violent burst of passion.



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GUST, n. [L. gustus, gusto; Gr. a contracted word, for it has taste.]

1. Taste; tasting, or the sense of tasting. More generally, the pleasure of tasting; relish.

2. Sensual enjoyment.

Where love is duty on the female side,

On theirs, mere sensual gust, and sought with surly
pride.

3. Pleasure; amusement; gratification.

Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust.

4. Turn of fancy; intellectual taste.

A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. [Taste is now generally used.]

GUST, v.t. To taste; to have a relish. [Little used.]

GUST, n.

1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden rushing or driving of the wind, of short duration.

2. A sudden, violent burst of passion.

GUST, n.1 [L. gustus, It. Sp. gusto, Fr. goût, taste; L. gusto, G. kosten, W. çwaethu, to taste; Gr. γευω, a contracted word, for it has γευσις, taste; W. cwaeth, id.]

  1. Taste; tasting, or the sense of tasting. More generally, the pleasure of tasting; relish. Tillotson.
  2. Sensual enjoyment. Where love is duty on the female side, / On theirs, mere sensual gust, and sought with surly pride. Dryden.
  3. Pleasure; amusement; gratification. Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust. Pope.
  4. Turn of fancy; intellectual taste. A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. Dryden. [Taste is now generally used.]

GUST, n.2 [Dan. gust; Ir. gaoth, wind; W. cwyth, a puff, a blast of wind; allied perhaps to gush.]

  1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden rushing or driving of the wind, of short duration. Dryden. Addison.
  2. A sudden, violent burst of passion. Bacon.

GUST, v.t.

To taste; to have a relish. [Little used.]


Gust
  1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind.

    Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw. Milton.

  2. The sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto.

    An ox will relish the tender flesh of kids with as much gust and appetite. Jer. Taylor.

  3. To taste; to have a relish for.

    [Obs.]
  4. A sudden violent burst of passion.

    Bacon.
  5. Gratification of any kind, particularly that which is exquisitely relished; enjoyment.

    Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust. Pope.

  6. Intellectual taste; fancy.

    A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. Dryden.

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Gust

GUST, noun [Latin gustus, gusto; Gr. a contracted word, for it has taste.]

1. Taste; tasting, or the sense of tasting. More generally, the pleasure of tasting; relish.

2. Sensual enjoyment.

Where love is duty on the female side,

On theirs, mere sensual gust and sought with surly

pride.

3. Pleasure; amusement; gratification.

Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust

4. Turn of fancy; intellectual taste.

A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. [Taste is now generally used.]

GUST, verb transitive To taste; to have a relish. [Little used.]

GUST, noun

1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden rushing or driving of the wind, of short duration.

2. A sudden, violent burst of passion.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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He believes himself a man of importance.

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IMPERIAL'ITY, n. Imperial power.

1. The right of an emperor to a share of the produce of mines, &c.

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