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synonyms for starchy

  • stuffy
  • ceremonious
  • conventional
  • inflexible
  • mannered
  • prim
  • reserved
  • rigid
  • starched
  • stilted
  • strait-laced
  • strict
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When imprinted with carefully designed arrangements of grooves, flat pasta morphs as it cooks, forming tubes, spirals and other shapes traditional for the starchy sustenance.
MORPHING NOODLES START FLAT BUT BEND INTO CURLY PASTA SHAPES AS THEY’RE COOKEDEMILY CONOVERMAY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Shell peas turn starchy shortly after picking, so buy fresh ones only if you know they have been recently harvested.
LOADED WITH TWO TYPES OF PEAS, RADISHES AND MINT, THIS LEMONY SALAD SINGS SPRINGELLIE KRIEGERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The pasta dish of cheese and pork, creamy with eggs and silky with starchy pasta water, is one of Rome’s most revered exports.
FLUFFY CARBONARA FRITTATA, A RIFF ON THE CLASSIC PASTADANIELA GALARZAAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Guidelines count fruit juice as a serving of fruit, and recommend up to five cups of starchy vegetables per week.
WHICH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES DON’T COUNT TOWARD YOUR ‘5 A DAY’? NEW STUDY HAS ANSWERS.CARA ROSENBLOOMMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fruit juices and starchy vegetables such as peas, corn and potatoes were not associated with reduced risk of death or chronic diseases.
WHICH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES DON’T COUNT TOWARD YOUR ‘5 A DAY’? NEW STUDY HAS ANSWERS.CARA ROSENBLOOMMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The starchy matters, on the other hand, are completely changed, and devoted to purposes which will be immediately explained.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Wash two chupas of rice and cook it in water until it becomes very soft and starchy.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
The part used for food is the large root, which is stored with proteid and starchy matter.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
Starchy foods compose probably half the diet of the average human being.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO STARCHY

  • conservative
  • conventional
  • demure
  • genteel
  • priggish
  • prim
  • prissy
  • proper
  • puritanical
  • respectable
  • rigid
  • smug
  • square
  • starchy
  • stiff
  • straitlaced
  • stuffy
  • uptight
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