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flaky

(ˈfleki)
1. mod. unreliable. I’m getting so flaky. Must be old age.
2. mod. habituated to the use of cocaine. (Drugs.) He looks a little flaky. Look at his eyes and nose.
3. and flako (ˈfleko) mod. alcohol intoxicated. Paul was flaky and couldn’t drive. Man is he flako!
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The bakery has created a new flakier pastry case for their pasties and an offer will be piloted shortly in certain areas of South Wales to allow customers to try the new product range for free.
Tell teach she flakier than dried dino droppings, and turn in your half Needless to say, you never speak to her again.
But at least C4 found time for a fresh batch of retro nitwits: unknown Marxist pseud Jill Phythian, a dull bald man from an obscure gay mag, scary Heather Henderson, and alleged "writer" Roland White, who looked flakier than Greek pastry and had the sort of teeth that would give Buffy nightmares.
95) have fresh ricotta stuffing, but the pastry could be flakier.
RHM was the first British manufacturer to use authentic Japanese methods to produce Japanese style crumbs, with their flakier appearance and crisper, lighter bite.
Home chefs can learn how Plugra Butter's lower moisture content and creamier texture lead to flakier pastries, creamy sauces, rich risottos, and extraordinary flavored butters and sautes.
Lesser, flakier, men might have been crushed by the time penalty for jumping on the bike a fraction of a second early and incurring 15 seconds in the sin bin.
Now she's got her sights on Mark Webster, a player whose form is suspect and temperament is even flakier.
There are undoubtedly many flaky business models and even flakier cash flows out in dotcomland, but the new economy is well under way and this is really the start of a sharp consolidation around those Internet businesses with some substance to them.
Home chefs can learn how Plugra Butter's lower moisture content and a creamier texture lead to flakier pastries, creamy sauces, rich risottos, and extraordinary flavored butters and sautes.
As you get older your skin becomes drier and flakier as the oil glands produce smaller amounts of natural moisturiser.
You are always looking at blowout potential with these match bets, and although things don't always go to plan, Golden Sword is easily the flakier choice out of this pair, which is why I'm keen to take him on.
As the temperature drops, you'll notice lips crack more easily and certain areas on your face, particularly the sides of your nose and cheeks, will become flakier as they bear the brunt of the cold.
Using shortening -- as in this recipe -- or lard produces a flakier biscuit.
Home chefs can learn from professionals how Plugra Butter creates less moisture content and a creamier texture leading to fluffier cakes, flakier pastries, creamy sauces, rich risottos, and extraordinary flavored butters and sautes.