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Word: palatable

Definition: agreeable; pleasing to the taste


Sentences Containing 'palatable'

As long as some of the items are overlapping between pairs of participants, the smaller subset is more palatable for individual participants yet can be combined to synthesize large covariance matrices (with considerable data missing at random).
Human rights groups and activists in Pakistan have also criticized the bill saying that ""The so-called Women's Protection Bill is a farcical attempt at making the Hudood Ordinance palatable"".
I tasted them out of compliment to Nature, though they were scarcely palatable.
In his suite was a tall pyramid of scarlet cray fish large ones; as large as one's thumb delicate, palatable, appetizing.
It is not very palatable to animals but it is sometimes given as fodder.
It was not, she remarked, so palatable to her, but it was the next best.
Members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science had been complaining about the lack of a good term at recent meetings, Whewell reported in his review; alluding to himself, he noted that "some ingenious gentleman proposed that, by analogy with "artist", they might form word "scientist", and added that there could be no scruple in making free with this term since we already have such words as "economist", and "atheist"—but this was not generally palatable".
Taken together, this highly enlightening body of work provides a breadth and depth of perspective found elsewhere only in authors like Toynbee, the Durants, and Carroll Quigley, but in a far more palatable and accessible form.
This great philosopher freely acknowledged his own mistakes in natural philosophy, because he proceeded in many things upon conjecture, as all men must do; and he found that Gassendi, who had made the doctrine of Epicurus as palatable as he could, and the vortices of Descartes, were equally to be exploded.
This led to a comparative study of edibility of birds and he suggested that more conspicuously plumaged birds may be less palatable.
To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.
``I do not know if the result will be as agreeable as you describe, but the thing does not appear to me as palatable as you say.''

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