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Topic: FOOD


salty

adjective
     
salt‧y
1DF tasting of or containing salt:
a slightly salty taste
salty foods
2 American English old-fashioned language, a story, or a joke that is salty is amusing and often about sex
WORD FOCUS: taste WORD FOCUS: taste
delicious/tasty tastes very good
disgusting
tastes very bad
hot
/spicy has a lot of spices
bland
boring and with not very much taste
sweet
has a lot of sugar
salty
has a lot of salt
sour
used about fruit that is not sweet
bitter
used about coffee, chocolate, or medicine that is not at all sweet
taste

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taste
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