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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.

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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The Powers biography is grounded in personal descriptions of young Hoover the Sunday school teacher, vaulting his way into the starchiest Presbyterian preserves, whereas Gentry introduces a more generic Victorian bureaucrat.
You'll want to buy russet or Yukon gold potatoes, because they're the starchiest and most buttery varieties, (http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/the-10-commandments-of-perfect-mashed-potatoes-article) according to Epicurious .