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: giving unqualified support
a hearty endorsement
: enthusiastically or exuberantly cordial : jovial
had a bluff and hearty bearing, but he was a rogue—Ross Annett
: expressed unrestrainedly
a hearty welcome
exchanged hearty handshakes
: exhibiting vigorous good health
hearty young men and women
: having a good appetite
a hearty eater
: abundant, rich, or flavorful enough to satisfy the appetite
hearty vegetable soup
Adjective He gave us all a hearty welcome. hearty young men and women His grandmother remains hale and hearty in her old age. Noun gather round me hearties, and I'll tell you a sea tale that'll shiver your timbers for sure
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AdjectiveMenudo Another hearty stew-type dish favored to cure the weekend hangover, menudo comes with beef tripe and more of that hominy simmered in a broth turned red by a melody of red chiles, oregano and garlic. —Serena Maria Daniels, CNN, 23 Mar. 2023 Casa Porto serves hearty Brazilian dishes with a view over one of the city’s most popular plazas. —Jack Nicas, New York Times, 2 Mar. 2023 Breakfast is considerably more delicious than typical sailors' fare and changes with the seasons; hearty winter dishes include Chai Baked Oatmeal and Spiced Apple Chicken Sausage Frittata. —Ann Shields, Country Living, 8 Feb. 2023 This recipe, which uses four of the six spices in the book, pairs lamb with beets, onions and tomatoes for a hearty main dish. —Joanne Kempinger Demski, Journal Sentinel, 25 Jan. 2023 Toss the gnocchi with kale, white cheddar, and lemon zest for a creamy side or hearty main dish. —Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Jan. 2023 In Hwang created a restarant that serves hearty dishes from their native Korea. —Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 29 Dec. 2022 Served on creamy polenta, this hearty dish was as warming as a O’Neill wetsuit on a December day. —Leslie Kelly, Forbes, 19 Dec. 2022 For even more staff favorites, click here. March 3 Healing, hearty chicken stew First came the hoarse voice and then the sneezing. —The Bon Appétit Staff & Contributors, Bon Appétit, 3 Mar. 2023
NounOr head to one of our best craft breweries and take the time to read about L.A.’s Irish immigrant history over a stout hearty enough to be dinner. —Dakota Kim, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2023 This hearty, one-skillet dish is easy enough for a cozy night in yet impressive enough for guests—especially when paired with some dry white wine! —Tina Martinez, Good Housekeeping, 10 Mar. 2023 Crafting a wide range of lagers, ales, witbiers, and other Belgian brews, Bruz has a ton of hearty, refreshing, and fairly alcoholic offerings. —Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 24 Feb. 2023 Serve this hearty, comforting beef dish over a bed of jasmine rice or mashed potatoes. —Ben Fogel, Sunset Magazine, 28 Oct. 2020 The nonagenarian appeared hale and hearty, prophesying Armageddon with the same enthusiasm as in his youth. —Chelsea Follett, National Review, 5 Jan. 2023 On the other hand, the Golden Globes are considered the kickoff to awards season, complete with a reputation as the party-hearty alternative to the Oscars and Emmys. —oregonlive, 10 Jan. 2023 The small butternut-type squash called Honeynut or Honeybaby is a perfect vehicle for this elegant lunch or brunch, light-yet-hearty dish. —Caleb Barber, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Jan. 2023 In short, these are the sorts of numbers that herald late spring skiing and/or its attendant avalanche season rather than party-hearty turn-of-the-year deep winter ski trips. —Guy Martin, Forbes, 31 Dec. 2022 See More
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