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Word: palatable

Definition: agreeable; pleasing to the taste


Sentences Containing '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 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.
``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.''
It was not, she remarked, so palatable to her, but it was the next best.
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.

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