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1. starch

verb. ['ˈstɑːrtʃ'] stiffen with starch.

Antonyms

  • slacken

Etymology

  • stearc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Starch

  • demarche
  • partch
  • parch
  • march
  • larch
  • karcz
  • bartsch

Example sentences of the word starch


1. Noun, singular or mass
You have to treat soya meat like a starch when you cook it.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The more starch the rice has, the stickier its consistency when cooked.

Quotes containing the word starch


1. Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life.
- Maya Angelou

2. starch

noun. ['ˈstɑːrtʃ'] a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering.

Synonyms

  • preparation

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • ready

Etymology

  • stearc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. starch

noun. ['ˈstɑːrtʃ'] a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles.

Synonyms

  • cornstarch
  • Otaheite arrowroot starch
  • cornflour
  • polyose
  • Otaheite arrowroot
  • amylum
  • manioc
  • manioca
  • cassava starch
  • polysaccharide
  • sago
  • arrowroot
  • amyloid
  • cassava

Antonyms

  • stay
  • loose
  • slack
  • relax

Etymology

  • stearc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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