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succulent

(sŭk′yə-lənt)
adj.
1. Full of juice or sap; juicy.
2. Botany Having thick, fleshy, water-storing leaves or stems.
3. Highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable: a succulent bit of gossip.
n. Botany
A succulent plant, such as a sedum or cactus.

suc′cu·lence, suc′cu·len·cy n.
suc′cu·lent·ly adv.
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While the meat itself was succulently seared, its filling was plain sour and crunchy.
Tip-top casting and playing, led by young thesps Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend as the royal lovebirds, a succulently crisp script by Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park") and trim helming by French-Canadian Jean-Marc Vallee ("C.R.A.Z.Y.") combine in well-groomed, upscale, three-hankie entertainment for the "Masterpiece Theater" crowd.
Indeed, the only minor drawback for some listeners may be the traditional cuts Rabin makes in the score, but the very conciseness of the result for me works in its favor, rendering every note all the more succulently." What's interesting, too, is that this collection also includes Rabin's 1955 mono interpretation of the same concerto, this time with Sir Adrian Boult; it's more filled with youthful perkiness and enthusiasm than lyricism, but it comes off with great flair.
The aroma of rolls, warm butter, seasonings and breaded catfish filled the Broadus' cozy home as wife and mother Amy tended to Sunday dinner's entree sizzling succulently in a hot skillet.
(6) King prawns cooked in chili salt and pepper was very much better, a simple dish succulently executed.
It's done so succulently that the minute you touch it, it disintegrates on the plate and dissolves in your mouth.
I am not a huge fan of California Chardonnay, but I remember tasting the Olivet Lane Russian River Chardonnay 1999 and literally whistling in awe at the sweet cream, the succulently juicy Golden Delicious apple fruitiness that simply vibrated with life, all framed with a nearly inconspicuous dab of graham oakiness that served to nudge the fruit forward just a touch.
Hamburgers, fish, or chicken cook up succulently as well.
It is meant to be arrived at slowly and lived succulently. Christmas is not meant to be simply a day of celebration; it is meant to be a month of contemplation.
The savory stew Schwanitz has cooked up here, stirring together academic satire a la David Lodge with Le Carre-style cold-war intrigue, Shakespearean romantic comedy with Schiller's Kabale und Liebe, makes it succulently so.
It lays out the requirements and then plainly and succulently lays out the enforcement remedies for statutory claims; common law claims -- Estoppel; implied actions; and finally, State law actions.
To be precise, she moves it to her own luminous fictional world where perceptions verge on the extrasensory, nature is impeccably observed and succulently rendered, you can hear "peepers, like a living pulse, the background of hot August nights so black and deep they carry you far from peaceful rest and dreams," and a man cries "tears that were so scalding they burned little holes in his face, the scars of which, like pinpricks or small pox, have never faded away."