What is the difference between Jest and Zest?




What is the difference between Jest and Zest? :


JEST : (noun)

(
1 ) Thing said or done to cause amusement

Joke

I dislike your jest.


(
2 ) Fun

It was said in jest.

He did it in jest.

Bear in mind that many a true word is spoken in jest.



JEST : (verb)

(
1 ) Speak or act without seriousness

Do not jest about religious matters.

Stop jesting and be serious for a minute.



ZEST :

(
1 ) Gusto

Great enjoyment or excitement

I entered into her plans with tremendous zest.

My zest for life is as great as ever.

My children were full of life and zest.


(
2 ) Quanlity of having added interests, charm, flaour and so on

He felt that some of the zest had gone out of his life.


(
3 ) Outer skin of oranges, lemons, etc…when used as falouring in cooking

Do you use zest in cooking?











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