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  • adj. somewhat bitter


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  • I'm a cheese wimp and won't eat stinky strong cheeses out of hand, but you definitely need a sharp-tasting cheese here to get flavorful results.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Oddly enough, he'd found that the sharp-tasting liquid was actually effective against stomachaches and bad breath.


  • The sharp-tasting black berries make a very good jam, and Uzbeks like to add them to their cooking.


  • Further down the sheep track we entered an orchard of sharp-tasting, almost-ripe damsons.


  • For an appetizer I ordered smoked duck breast, which was served in thin, round slices, the meat as red as the skin of a cherry, greasy and strong, and accompanied by a sharp-tasting local honey and sprigs of parsley.

    The Italian Summer

  • On the chance that for the last several weeks you have been living on the planet Zog, or even in a Yellow Submarine, here are the key gripes in the trial over the logo of a sharp-tasting fruit: In one corner, Apple Corps' lawyer Geoffrey Vos has branded Apple Computer a "Johnny-Come-Lately" for attempting to steal the British company's trademark and increasingly encroaching on its territory of the music business.

    Apple's Jobs And Beatles To Hear Ruling After Easter

  • I see why: I thought the gunpowder tea was pretty sharp-tasting, considering that it's green tea, but Moroccan Mint is a great favorite of mine, and much more pleasant.

    March 2004

  • Tertiary fevers are cured by bleeding, by rhubarb or by a similar drawing remedy, or by water soaked in the roots of plants, with purgative and sharp-tasting qualities.

    The City of the Sun

  • A spicy, sharp-tasting radish was exactly what her stomach craved.

    Gone with the Wind

  • He took a bite of the sharp-tasting cheese; they had fifty different sorts in Ebou Dar, all good.

    A Crown of Swords


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