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starched

slang In mixed martial arts, knocked unconscious. He talked a big game during the pre-fight press conference, but he ended up getting starched in the first few minutes.
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starchy

1. Containing a lot of starch. If you're having trouble anything food down, try simple starchy foods like bread, rice, or potatoes.
2. Having the feeling of being treated with a lot of starch. The sheets in this hotel are way too starchy.
3. slang Craving starch-rich food. I don't usually go for mashed potatoes, but I'm feeling a little starchy today.
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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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If you're going with a different culinary theme, the starchier vegetables can still be used sparingly to provide color but, just remember, every gram of carbohydrates counts!
In general, the sake-making process uses pure filtered water, a special sake rice, starchier than "eating" rice, and a special mold to start the fermenting process.
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Jerusalem artichokes are sweeter and a little starchier. They taste slightly smoky and retain a touch of crispness when cooked.
It is urging the City Council to consider ways of paying -- starchier ethicists might call it bribing -- people to vote.