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delectable

adjective

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1 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • a delectable melody to listen to after a hard day

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delectable

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Synonyms of delectable (Entry 2 of 2)

something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury
  • a gourmet shop filled with delectables for every palate, albeit not for every pocketbook

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“Delectable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delectable. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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