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  • n. The quality of being delectable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being delectable or pleasing; delectableness.

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

  • n. extreme appetizingness


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  • And now that we have The Lost Symbol in our hands, we can see that the extra time we had to wait was well worth it as Brown, a gifted storyteller, has given us a book that is so thick with great plot twists, fascinating lectures, and mind boggling information on ancient cultures that it is impossible to deny its delectability.


  • It was so fresh that its delectability was a foregone conclusion: we could hardly wait for the confirmation that would come with the first touch on the tongue.

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  • And go read the NYT PEW Bradley affect op ed needs to be considered when assessing delectability for Senator Obama and for Senator Clinton or does it apply to women need to do some research on this myself.

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  • The topper is when Paul Sorvino slices strips of garlic with a razor blade to such thin, such translucent perfection that when you see it gently combine with the olive oil and sizzle in the pan, you can practically smell the delectability.

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  • Paalo thought this had similar characteristics to a Taleggio and can vouch for its delectability.

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  • Sean's Panaroma A home-style experiment in modern French cooking, this storefront facing a favorite spot for surfers comes up with nightly chalkboard specials that stretch the boundaries of global taste without ever abandoning delectability.

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  • These flourless, savory gourmet crisps have been featured in the New York Times and other respected culinary reviews for their rare, melt-in-your-mouth delectability.

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  • Then I'll tell you how I imagine you must be feeling from the way you're looking, -- and that will give me a chance to expatiate on the delectability of your appearance.

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  • Providence, however, by lending taste, savor and delectability to our aliments, makes us find pleasure in what otherwise would be repugnant and insufferably monotonous.

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  • Now it so happens that we had entered upon the experience of this delectability with every good disposition towards it, but a still better disposition towards the getting beyond it if we could, that we might see something of the real state of the people.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 61, No. 376, February, 1847


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