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de·li·cious

delicious

 
 
pronunciation:
d lI shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having a pleasing taste or smell.
The apple pie is delicious.
synonyms:
appetizing, tasty
antonyms:
distasteful, unpleasant
similar words:
luscious
derivations: deliciously (adv.), deliciousness (n.)
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The word delicious contains the following part:
-ous, -ious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of, characterized by
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The suffix "-ous , -ious " attaches to Latin, Greek, and native English roots