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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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A palatably wonderful tour of culinary oddities enthusiastically recommended for armchair gourmets and anyone curious about the most unusual dishes celebrated as food worldwide.
For Adams, a letter correspondence between him and his parents, Elizabeth and Ephraim, discloses the son's desperate need for a sense of divine vocation, albeit in palatably reconfigured theological categories.
Although the number of HIV-negative men who contract anal cancer is relatively low--just 35 for every 100,000--that was the rate of cervical cancer in women before annual Pap smears became de rigueur, which is why doctors like Palefsky now recommend routine anal Pap smears (more palatably, anal cytology screenings) to detect HPV.
Celebrities who agree to appear on unproven comedy shows are, if nothing else, courageous, as proven tonight when pay-cable channel Starz debuts a new comedy bloc that ranges from the palatably amusing to the unwatchable.
Perhaps there are still audiences eager to laugh at jokes about masturbation and clitoral piercing wrapped in the palatably bourgeois packaging of a comedy about Jewish sibling rivalry, but that doesn't mean they should be encouraged.
Happy expectant parents and caring parents of pre-high schoolers, who treasure learning and wish to instill in their children a high intellect, a deep sense of purpose, and a keen ability to communicate will be thrilled to gain from the abundant knowledge presented so palatably.
And, as Goffman argued in Stigma, the pressure, the need to perform palatably, to produce acceptable identity narratives, to pass oneself off as "normal" is greater among those who are in some way or another marginalized by noticeable disparity (1963: 42-44).
18) Therefore the new residents selected the elements of the 'charmingly traditional' Fitzroy that suited their lifestyle and mores, with the middle-class migration to Fitzroy in the 1970s producing a form of 'chic voyeurism' (19) in which 'diversity' and 'difference' was produced and consumed as palatably 'exotic and foreign flavours'.