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TASTE

The bodily sense adapted to perceive flavors. The term is often used in sacred literature to describe "tasting" the Lord or "tasting" a revealed mystery. It implies the existence of a spiritual sense that can experience a sweetness on contact with divine truth similar to the saovr of pleasant food or drink.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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