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  • adv. In an unpalatable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unpalatable manner; disagreeably.

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

  • adv. in an unpalatable way


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unpalatable +‎ -ly


  • I don't find the dals salted at the beginning, like Nigel Slater's, take any longer to cook, but as you're reducing slightly, it's better to add only a little at the start to help flavour the pulses, and then adjust the seasoning at the end, or you may end up with something unpalatably saline.

    How to cook perfect dhal

  • Thomas Harrison, by contrast, argues that the play is inescapably and unpalatably patriotic.

    The National Theatre of Wales does battle with Aeschylus's The Persians

  • The greater salinity of table salt makes it a culinary hazard: throw in a few teaspoons of table salt in a recipe designed for kosher, and you will end up with an unpalatably salty mess.

    The Dicey Calculus of Cooking

  • And the placement on a public light-rail mass transit line allows for ironically pleasant and uniquely creative use of diegetic, while arguably equally not diegetic, sound in the form of the ubiquitously, unpalatably, uncreative muzak pumped into each train.

    GreenCine Daily: New Zealand Dispatch.

  • If Rudy Giuliani is going to turn out to be unpalatably imperious, or Hillary Clinton intolerably cold, eight months should uncover those traits.

    Campaign Seasoning

  • The US Navy set the purchase price for the submarines at 4 times the going world rate, making them unpalatably expensive, and refused to give Taiwan and co-manufacturing on the projects, resulting in a bipartisan missive signed by over 130 Taiwan legislators asking for local co-production.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Still, Clinton said, Bush's machine has raised far more "to try to ruin the reputations of our candidates or, if they can't, to depress the turnout" by making campaigns unpalatably nasty.

    The First Families Square Off

  • Slovakia's elections on Sept. 21 have not garnered much media attention, but NATO and the European Union are keenly interested: if the unpalatably extreme former prime minister Vladimir Meciar manages to reclaim his office, Slovakia will be unwelcome in either organization.

    Right? Left? Center!

  • * Hopefully not as badly as in this review, excerpted on Maggin's very own review page: A great sizzling turkey, unpalatably stuffed.

    Archive 2005-04-24

  • He was so eloquent in his discourse and so full of that divine spark of enthusiasm, that he was always listened to, no matter how unpalatably Tory the basic principles of his utterances were.



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