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1. delectable

adjective. ['dɪˈlɛktəbəl'] capable of arousing desire.

Synonyms

  • desirable

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • sweet

Etymology

  • delectare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Delectable

  • undetectable
  • uncollectable
  • unelectable
  • respectable
  • injectable
  • detectable
  • collectible

Example sentences of the word delectable


1. Adjective
Be sure to save room for the delectable tartufo ice cream or house-made coffee tiramisu.

Quotes containing the word delectable


1. While Maddox now believed the demon did not want to hurt Ashlyn, he wasn't willing to take a chance. He would talk about flowers and moonbeams - he cringed - if it meant maintaining this delectable inner peace."Is there a way to break your death-curse?"Ashlyn asked. So much for flowers and moon-beams.
- Gena Showalter, The Darkest Night

2. delectable

adjective. ['dɪˈlɛktəbəl'] extremely pleasing to the sense of taste.

Synonyms

  • delicious
  • pleasant-tasting
  • yummy
  • scrumptious
  • luscious
  • toothsome

Antonyms

  • sour
  • unpalatable
  • unappetizing
  • displeasing

Etymology

  • delectare (Latin)
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