MEANING: verb tr.: To taste or savor appreciatively.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin degustare (to taste), from de- (completely) + gustare (to taste). Ultimately from the Indo-European root geus- (to taste or choose), which also gave us choice, choose, gusto, ragout, and disgust. Earliest documented use: 1623.


DOGUST (rhymes with August) - the hot sultry days of summer

DEGAUST - removed residual magnetism

DEBUST - 1) post someone's bail; 2) what the Amazons did to themselves so they'd be better archers