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What is palatable to one may not be palatable to another: our palates vary and we palpably know about it. Palpable refers to that which can be felt,...
What is palatable to one may not be palatable to another: our palates vary and we palpably know about it. Palpable refers to that which can be felt, that which can be touched, that which is clear to the mind, that which is obvious; apparent, clear, plainly visible, unmistakable. When he said he was feeling sick, his teacher could gather that it was a palpable lie.
As they were arguing over why there was no food on the table, the husband said he could not prepare the dinner because the gas cylinder was empty and she excused the palpable error. An orator should be effective in his delivery because each word should be palpable to the audience, Few movies were made palpably and they touch audience’s emotions.
The opposite of palpability is impalpability. “What is a ghost? Stephen said with tingling energy. One who has faded into impalpability through death, through absence, through change of manners.” –James Joyce’s Ulysses Hopefulness is palpable in the air. Palate is the roof of the mouth both in the front and the back; the top part of the inside of one’s mouth. Palate also refers to one’s sense of taste, one’s ability to distinguish one taste from another and also indicates to one’s stomach or appetite (he has a palate for simple food).
When you have a sore throat or sore palate it is advisable to see the doctor. Cleft palate is rectifiable. New born babies may have cleft lip or cleft palate mostly due to hereditary reasons. A wine taste needs to have a good palate. Gourmand’s palate is sharper than a normal eater. Food critics usually have a good palate for different types of food.
Smoking can take away one’s palate’s ability to distinguish from the subtle tastes in a dish. Palatable means pleasant to taste, delicious, luscious, mouthwatering; ability to distinguish one taste from another; figuratively palatable refers to that which is pleasant and acceptable to the mind. It is an adjective like palpable.
The sight of sunset is a palatable for many. When facts are stated they may not be palatable to the ears of the listener. Truth may not be palatable to everyone. When observers say India is not a safe country it may not be palatable for many of the Indians. India is a lovely country; such statements are palatable to the patriots. If sweets are palatable to you, hot and spicy foods are palatable to another. Mothers are known to make palatable dishes for their children because she knows the palate of her children and she has the palpable ability.