I am afraid there is only too much justice in an opinion that might, at the first blush, seem to savour of self-love.
They were now at liberty to feed: but their food had lost all its savour.
If the salt has lost its savour it will not arrest corruption in the sacrifice that is salted with it.
Did it not savour strongly of dissent, methodism, and similar low stuff?
If the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?
In fact, such a deed might savour of jealousy and covetousness.
This sentiment, which seems at first to savour of ingratitude, is not in reality difficult to explain.
Thus, earnest resolution has often seemed to have about it almost a savour of omnipotence.
The names he bestowed inwardly on his master did not savour of respect.
It has the tang of the soil as well as the savour of the blood.
mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).
c.1300, from Old French savorer "taste, breathe in; appreciate, care for," from Late Latin saporare, from Latin sapor (see savor (n.)). Related: Savored; savoring.