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  • adv. In a palatable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a palatable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a palatable manner; agreeably.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a palatable way


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palatable +‎ -ly


  • It's chicken that you feel does the right thing both ethically and palatably, which is really the sort of meal I most enjoy eating.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The range of micro greens consisted of China Rose Radish, Oriental Spicy Mustard, Sunflower Shoots, Mung Bean Shoot and Pea Shoots, grown in trays in the greenhouse and priced at $20/lb. or more palatably at $5/quarter lb.

    Liz Neumark: In the Market for Green

  • How do you broadcast around this topic both honestly (because it is so clearly there) and also palatably (because this is, after all football's new world of commercial TV, with its ruling gallery of advertisers and casual viewers)?

    Adrian Chiles's chumminess strikes right tone as ITV treads carefully | Barney Ronay

  • However, Nomura Holdings suggests that the avoidance of a near-term Greek "credit event," as a disorderly default is more palatably named, could bring substantial upside for stocks.

    'Hydra-Like' Woes Plague Investors

  • Ostensibly, control orders are about containment of risk, a palatably termed type of house arrest in the eyes of critics, a sort of prison without bars.

    Control orders: A battleground between liberty and security in the spotlight

  • Paul Krugman's column was excellent, and Joe Klein is palatably disgusted by the McCain campain.

    Sarah Palin On Bush Doctrine: Homina, Homina, Homina

  • Something like “if govt does X, then it must also do Y” where Y can range from the president having to wear a chicken suit for a day, to (more palatably) the president having to publicly read a pre-drafted apology for having renaged on the deal (a real eat-crow apology, make it withstand the apologias that follow).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What New Bond Covenants Would You Demand

  • Lives "clearly articulates both the thirtysomething German director's technical facility and his understanding of palatably packaged cultural history as the safest road to the international market," writes Fernando F Croce at Slant.

    GreenCine Daily: The Lives of Others and The Decomposition of the Soul.

  • A big part of it, I think, is their frequent gift-book-look, dressing up something plain and honest to make it more palatably "fancy."

    In the mail

  • Of course, any such cuts will have to be paid for through cuts in government expenditure or, less palatably, by tax rises after the next general election.

    Archive 2008-11-01


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