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Today's Word "toothsome"

Agreeable or attractive on

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toothsome \TOOTH-suhm\ (adjective) - 1 : Pleasing to the taste; delicious; as, "a toothsome pie." 2 : Agreeable; attractive; as, "a toothsome offer." 3 : Sexually attractive.

'"Rabbit is good, very good," the ancient quavered, "but when it comes to a toothsome delicacy I prefer crab."' -- Jack London, 'The Scarlet Plague

Toothsome is derived from tooth + -some.


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