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figuratively
     1. adv. (manner) In a figurative manner.
     2. adv. (speech act) Used to indicate that what follows is to be taken as a figure of speech, not literally.
mental
     1. adj. Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.
     2. adj. (colloquial, comparable) Insane, mad, crazy.
           He is the most mental freshman I've seen yet.
           He went mental on us.
     3. adj. (colloquial, UK, comparable) Enjoyable or fun, especially in a frenetic way.
           That was a mental party last night.
     4. adj. (anatomy) Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw, genial.
           the mental nerve;  the mental region
     5. adj. (biology) Of or relating to the chin-like or lip-like structure.
     6. n. (zoology) A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.
I may be wrong in my estimate of her mental qualities
relish
     1. n. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
     2. n. Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.
     3. n. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
     4. n. A cooked or pickled sauce, usually made with vegetables or fruits, generally used as a condiment.
     5. n. In a wooden frame, the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.
     6. n. Something that is greatly liked or savoured.
     7. v. To taste or eat with pleasure, to like the flavor of
     8. v. to take great pleasure in.
           He relishes their time together.
           I don't relish the idea of going out tonight.
     9. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To taste; to have a specified taste or flavour.
     10. v. To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeable, to make appetizing.
intellectual
     1. adj. Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental or cognitive.
           intellectual powers, activities, etc.
     2. adj. Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity
           an intellectual person -
     3. adj. Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect
           intellectual employments -
     4. adj. Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind.
           intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy
     5. adj. (archaic, poetic) Spiritual.
     6. n. An intelligent, learned person, especially one who discourses about learned matters.
     7. n. (archaic) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.
taste
     1. n. One of the sensations produced by the tongue in response to certain chemicals.
     2. n. A person's implicit set of preferences, especially esthetic, though also culinary, sartorial, etc.
           Dr. Parker has good taste in wine.
     3. n. Personal preference; liking; predilection.
           I have developed a taste for fine wine.
     4. n. (figuratively) A small amount of experience with something that gives a sense of its quality as a whole.
     5. n. A kind of narrow and thin silk ribbon.
     6. v. To sample the flavor of something orally.
     7. v. (intransitive) To have a taste; to excite a particular sensation by which flavour is distinguished.
           The chicken tasted great, but the milk tasted like garlic.
     8. v. To experience.
           I tasted in her arms the delights of paradise.
           They had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
     9. v. To take sparingly.
     10. v. To try by eating a little; to eat a small quantity of.
     11. v. (obsolete) To try by the touch; to handle.
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