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Word of the Day 02/11/21 Ambrosial

Ambrosial (adjective)
ambrosial [ am-broh-zhuhl ]


adjective
1. exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
2. worthy of the gods; divine.

Also am·bro·sian [am-broh-zhuhn] .

OTHER WORDS FROM AMBROSIAL
am·bro·sial·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO AMBROSIAL
delicate, fragrant, heavenly, luscious

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Origin: First recorded in 1590–1600; ambrosi(a) + -al

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR AMBROSIAL
I can only bless you for those two notes, which have emanated from you like so much ambrosial scent from roses and lavender.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)|GEORGE ELIOT

The Scotchman grilled chops in his tiny kitchenette and baked macaroni too; and made ambrosial hot chocolate.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERS|SARA WARE BASSETT

In those far lands I reveled in the ambrosial food that fructifies the soul, the mind, the heart.
ALONZO FITZ AND OTHER STORIES|MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)

I declined my coffee and some of Mrs. Carter's ambrosial apple pie, this evening, and I have been repenting ever since.
FROM THE CAR BEHIND|ELEANOR M. INGRAM

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