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You don’t want the potatoes to be mushy, because they may fall apart, but a small paring knife should cut through fairly easily with just a little bit of resistance.

Some of these mushy things had to do with the relationship between doctors and patients.

Once they’re shredded, it is important to drain the potatoes of as much water as possible — more liquid means a mushier latke.

You can sit down at the table and pop out fluffy discs of batter right there, rather than having to stand over a griddle flipping piles of pancakes that are going to inevitably end up lukewarm and mushy.

Others had the perfect rice and peas, each grain and bean whole and separate, never mushy.

From Eater

Mushiness on key church doctrines, the argument goes, threatens the very Catholic-ness of institutions like Notre Dame.

Oliver was making a good argument with no mushiness about it, and he had a long-settled habit of appreciating Ollie's arguments.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mushiness, such as: bathos, mawkishness, melodrama, nostalgia, reminiscence, and sentiment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.