There was relish in her voice, as she enjoyed defying the doctor for his insensitivity.
With relish, she gave the example of La Bonne Soupe, a restaurant in Manhattan near where we were sitting.
Indeed, you seem to relish the role of antagonist—to traditional media, to basketball referees.
The person with authority on that stage was Romney—offered it by one of the lamest moderators ever, and seized with relish.
Unstated was why Khadr might be so angry at U.S. soldiers as to relish in the death of one of them.
Mary exclaimed as she ate with a relish the appetizing soup.
All serene,” said Wraysford, laughing; “I hope the fish will relish it.
Quickly roasted on the coals they ate the delicate morsels with a relish and, most of all, praised the sweet fat.
Roosevelt was enough of a boy rather to relish things that were blood-curdling.
He did not relish the idea of giving anybody's private address to such a person as Miss Gwinn, who might or might not be mad.
1520s, "taste, flavor," alteration of reles "scent, taste, aftertaste," (c.1300), from Old French relais, reles, "something remaining, that which is left behind," from relaisser "to leave behind" (see release (v.)). Meaning "enjoyment of the taste or flavor of something" is attested from 1640s. Sense of "condiment, that which imparts flavor" is first recorded 1797. The stuff you put on hot dogs is a sweet green pickle relish.
1560s "give flavor to" (implied in relished), from relish (n.). The transferred sense of "to enjoy, take pleasure in" is from 1590s. Related: Relishing.