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verb [transitive] relish pronunciation in American English /ˈrelɪʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrelish
he/she/itrelishes
present participlerelishing
past tenserelished
past participlerelished

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  1. to get great pleasure or satisfaction from something

    Being a role model for younger players is something he relishes.

    1. a.
      to enjoy the thought of something that you are going to do

      She obviously relishes the opportunity of campaigning against her old rival.

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