"savoring" in the noun sense
1. tasting, savoring, savouring, relishing, degustation
taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
"cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"
"savoring" in the verb sense
1. enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour
derive or receive pleasure from get enjoyment from take pleasure in
"She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
2. taste, savor, savour
have flavor taste of something
3. savor, savour
"savor the soup"
4. savor, savour
give taste to
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