agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption. "Despite the unpleasant smell, the exotic cheese was quite _______________________."
to make something seem less serious, to gloss over, to make less severe or intense. "The doctor trusted that the new medication would _______________ her patient's discomfort."
Lacking color; dull. "Dr. Van Helsing feared that Lucy's _________________ complexion was due to an unexplained loss of blood."
A remedy for all ills. "Doctors wish there was a single ____________________ for every disease, but sadly there is not."
a shared mindset that represents a fundamental way of thinking about, perceiving and understanding the world. "Because the new SUV was so popular, it became the __________________________ upon which all others were modeled."
A statement that seems to contradict itself but may none the less by true. "The diplomat refused to acknowledge the ___________________ that negotiating a peace treaty would demand more resources than waging a war."