Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of palate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The election now appears split along racial lines, with only ten percent of whites saying they could vote for what has to be the most palaptable black politician (palatable for white palates, that is) ever in the presidential lists.

    Obama Winning Spin War Over Who's Victim In Campaign

  • Even activities such as palates, dance, rock climbing, and fine arts have seen increased enrollment, Curry said.

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  • In that short era too, some twenty thousand new words were added to the language, and English-speakers—within the British Isles, as English was yet to emerge as a major export commodity—had to decide, “voting” with their palates and their pens, which would remain in circulation and which were to be relegated to obsolescence.

    The English Is Coming!

  • But one or more of them may become current and perfectly proper in Global English, depending on which letters of the alphabet can best help the palates of planetary speakers make the sounds that most will recognize.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Aman Resorts Welcome platter at Aman at Summer Palace Aman at Summer Palace | The Beijing luxury hotel's in-room welcome platter is a Chinese lacquered box filled with sweet rice balls covered in sesame seeds and, for more Western palates, beignets filled with jam and dusted with cinnamon and sugar.

    Beyond the Fruit Basket

  • Shortly after the repeal of Prohibition in the U.S., the publisher of the Tribune commissioned Mr. Lichine to write a series of articles about French wines for the benefit of virgin American palates.

    Alexis Lichine's Roguish Revolution in Wine

  • Wine and chocolate is a mysterious pairing that seems to have starkly different results for different palates.

    How To Pair Wine & Chocolate

  • Put differently, our various palettes can please many distinct palates.

    Theodore Hamm: What the Hell Is the Brooklyn Rail ?

  • Listed by the Core Group NYC, they note that all of the residences in this building are "highly detailed ... for sophisticated palates."

    Penthouse With A View: Flatiron Cupola (PHOTOS)

  • Yes, October marks the start of white-truffle season, the time of year when the rare mushrooms are showered on dishes, signifying luxury to even the most jaded palates.

    Why White Truffles Are $2,000 A Pound

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