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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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Null- There will be no significant difference in the fruits, vegetables, starchy vegetables and lutein/zeaxanthin and lycopene intake between the young and old, and between the male and female Hispanic subjects.
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The benefits of including starchy carbohydrates in a healthy diet are unmistakable.
Whenever a study suggests that starchy foods are a problem or that saturated and other fats are a necessary and desirable part of the diet, conventional wisdom comes to the fore and the advice of the past 35 years is once again uncritically trundled out.
The germ (a plant embryo), a starchy endosperm to provide food, and water, all protected by the outer hull.
The body also needs sufficient energy, from starchy carbohydrates like bread, rice, pasta and potatoes.
And visiting a tribe of huntergatherers in Tanzania, she realises starchy tubers are crucial to survival when meat is scarce.
The results of the testing, performed at ages two and six months, were correlated with the infants' exposure to starchy foods, a significant source of sodium.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) arrived at its proposal to severely restrict servings of starchy vegetables in federal school meal programs.
Differences in starch perception likely affect people's nutrition by influencing their liking for and consuming starchy and starch-thickened foods.
Norah Davies, Stoke on Trent TO stop rice sticking together in a starchy mass, add a teaspoon of lemon juice to the boiling water when cooking.
1 : a tall American cereal grass plant widely grown for its large ears of starchy grain which come in many varieties
A healthy diet is based on breads, rice, potatoes and other starchy foods and is rich in fruit and vegetables.
4 Myth: if you have diabetes, you should only eat small amounts of starchy foods.
If sex isn't your bag, Billie gets a starchy make-over as detective Sally Lockhart.