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starched

and starchy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also stiff.) No, he wasn’t quite stiff, but he was starched.
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starchy

verb
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Floury potatoes, on the other hand, are starchier, with a fluffy texture when cooked.
Jerusalem artichokes are sweeter and a little starchier.
All three are much starchier than the long-grain rice we usually cook with, which means they produce a wonderful, creamy sauce when cooked properly.
Nearly 60 varieties of sake rice--much starchier than eating-rice--are cultivated around Japan, each with its own nuance and compatibility with the available water.
Rice sticks are a little starchier than bean threads and varieties range from very, very thin to thick.
or more), thicker, and starchier, but like bananas are harvested immature.