verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for savor
Hitchcock stops, savoring the scene, and repeats that the robes are open.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
Instead of savoring those final bows, he says, "I'm tired of opening letters that say, 'Go to hell, Palmer.'"
A mass of people rush by them, but as with thousands of other people on Oak Street, the men just chew, savoring every bite.New Orleans Celebrates Its Favorite Sandwich at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival|Tyler Gillespie|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is a distinct difference between gorging and slowly savoring a meal.‘House of Cards’: Should You Binge-Watch Netflix’s Political Drama?|Jace Lacob|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A strange doctrine, that; savoring perhaps of heterodoxy, and perilous to be adopted by such as can not fathom it thoroughly.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Nobody else was there and he walked over to the railing and leaned on it, looking across the water and savoring loneliness.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
It would be a book savoring not of white alcohol but of the salty unshed Tears, the dry artistic Griefs of Josephina.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
He disappeared in answer to a telephone call, and she closed her eyes, savoring the pleasure of the little scene.The Squirrel-Cage|Dorothy Canfield
Unlike the Thoracic, he avoids extremes in everything and dislikes anything savoring of the "showy" or conspicuous.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict