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  • I reasoned something like this: It is a queerness of these people that they like this vile-tasting wine.

    Chapter 7

  • And she makes the most horrible, disgusting, vile-tasting coffee in the whole world.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • A syringe dispenses vile-tasting medicine to Jaiah Chatman, nearly 2, at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore.

    For many kids, lead threat is right in their own homes

  • Before a sound could emerge a spoon went between his lips and his mouth was immediately filled with a vile-tasting liquid that made him choke and splutter.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • Hancock then took a sip of the drug, which he describes as a "vile-tasting liquid, so strong and bitter-sweet and salty, so dark and concentrated as to be repellent".

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • By the spring of 1945, over 12,000 Dutch had died of starvation and another four and a half million were suffering from malnutrition, reduced to eating tulip bulbs when stocks of vile-tasting sugar beets ran out.

    Masters of the Air

  • I had to take a vile-tasting liquid medicine for a recurring condition rather than the usual straightforward tablet, which contains an ingredient that could harm the baby.

    Pregnancy is a process

  • When my son, Brian, was five, he had to take an extended course of a vile-tasting liquid extract—a concoction so unappealing that virtually nothing I tried could mask its taste.

    Gentle Healing for Baby and Child

  • Day after day the bored passengers went through beans, weevily biscuits, tough beef, and vile-tasting water.

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • He had dosed me with cough syrup and other vile-tasting concoctions, had looked in my ears, up my nose, and down my throat, perhaps had even examined my little private parts back in the days when they'd been hairless-thankfully I did not remember the last, whether he had or not.

    Beacon Street Mourning

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