ambrosial


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extremely pleasing to the taste

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worthy of the gods

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Displayed in flagrante delicto, subjected to "uncontrollable laughter" by her Olympian cohort, Aphrodite is freed and purified by the Graces' ambrosial oil: "an ecstasy--a vision" (Lattimore, Odyssey 8, 369, 408).
Although the pots were covered and clear across an open court, ambrosial odors swept the room every time the ceiling fan revolved.
With this array of colorful vegetables, this hearty dish has a resounding ambrosial appearance, another one of its hallmark characteristics.
Early morning hours are called the "Amrit Vela," the time of God's ambrosial nectar.
Hard to quantify, perhaps, but in racing terms at least, it's a fair bet that you have earned the status when you start droning on about golden ages, those ambrosial days of yore when every aspect of the Turf was so entirely superior (and spectacles were rose-tinted).
Once found, strawberries are a pantheist "manna" (WF 12): "They are the first blush of a country, its morning red, a sort of ambrosial food which grows only on Olympian soil" (WF 15-16).
As the bees advance into the forest, they create a model of how wilderness is transformed into settlement: 'The Indians with surprize found the mouldering trees of their forests suddenly teeming with ambrosial sweets, and nothing, I am told, can exceed the greedy relish with which they banquet for the first time upon this unbought luxury of the wilderness' (p.
That I am mortal I know and do confess My span of day: but when I gaze upon The thousandfold circling gyre of the stars, No longer do I walk on earth but rise The peer of God himself to take my fill At the ambrosial banquet of the Undying.
After fasting, Gundram and his party of diggers unearthed the sarcophagus and were overcome by an ambrosial aroma emanating from the dead body (a fairly standard hagiographical trope marking the efficacy of the resurrection of the dead).
Cornbread was dipped into this ambrosial brew for a treat that was truly food for the gods.
Leaning strangely toward the thick darkness, flamingos feast on ambrosial treats, trusting the treasures contained within sludge.
She had, in her compound and on her property, other exotic trees, yielding fruit of ambrosial taste, the like of which, she would say, you couldn't ever get in Canada.
All of this is far from the liberated, ambrosial paradise depicted in the partly gay-themed success Steam: The Turkish Bath, released in the United States last year--and much closer to the truth, says Lola coproducer Zeynep Ozbatur.
Sam Stevens' fish were ambrosial, and the wild dandelion with its sour-cream sauce was a dish fit for a gourmet.