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palatable

[pal′ətəbəl]
Etymology: L, palatum, palate
pleasant to the taste.

palatable

(păl′ăt-ă-b'l) [L. palatum, palate]
Pleasing to the palate or taste, as food.
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I think that's a palatable story people today can relate to.
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If there's levity surrounding it, it makes the moment a lot more palatable,'' said veteran Hollywood publicist Howard Bragman of fifteenminutes.
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The only way to stem the constant tide of immigrants coming north, legal or not, is to make conditions in Mexico palatable.