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 Meanings and Examples of PALATABLE
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 a.  acceptable; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten
Classic Sentence:
1  It was not, she remarked, so palatable to her, but it was the next best.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
2  His own taste was in the line of less solid and more highly-seasoned diet; but hunger makes any fare palatable, and there had been times when Mr. Stepney had been reduced to a crust.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  But he did not relish the hash for the mention of Clongowes had coated his palate with a scum of disgust.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
4  Stephen, his tongue cleaving to his palate, bowed his head, praying with his heart.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
5  He took a mouthful, drew it up, saturated his palate with it and then spat it forth into the grate.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
6  You have crushed the grapes against your palate.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
7  It was not, after all, opportunity but imagination that he lacked: he had a mental palate which would never learn to distinguish between railway tea and nectar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
8  Stubb was a high liver; he was somewhat intemperately fond of the whale as a flavorish thing to his palate.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
9  Jelinek kept rye bread on hand and smoked fish and strong imported cheeses to please the foreign palate.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
10  Because your palate his not yet been attuned to the sublimity of the substances it flavors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
11  He also drank half a glass of this sparingly served wine, and found it to be nothing but that horrible Montreuil--the terror of all expert palates.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER
Example Sentence:
1  Neither Jack's under-baked opinions nor his overcooked casseroles were palatable to Jill.
2  A wine taster must have a discriminating palate and a keen olfactory sense, for a good wine appeals both to the taste buds and to the nose.
3  In the highly mechanized countries, thanks to tinned food, cold storage, synthetic flavoring matters, etc., the palate is almost a dead organ.
4  Their baby had an operation to repair a cleft palate.