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extremely pleasing to the taste

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worthy of the gods

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Euwallacea fornicatus is a clade of cryptic beetle species associated with several ambrosial Fusarium species (Nectriaceae).
Its a la carte menu reads more like a sparse shopping list than a collection of dishes, but I can confirm that an assortment of quail, blackberry, bread sauce and onion, once on a plate, is pretty ambrosial.
Escarabajo ambrosial del Laurel Rojo Xyleborus glabratus, Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae).
Liptensity's long-wearing gel formula is described as having "enhanced amounts of pigment for extreme color intensity." The collection includes an extensive 24 color options, in bold hues, such as Ambrosial, a bright plum pink; Blue Beat, a deep, dark blue; and Hellebore, a vibrant mid-toned purple.
To create more interactive session with children and parents, we had organized "Euphoria", grand carnival and organized frolicking games, joy rides, rapturous music, ambrosial food, amazing gifts, ecstatic tattoos & many more fun activities."
There is no rival choir, as Page believed: (one unconvertible word in Greek Character) (63) is hyper to point again to the superiority of the two Peleiades, Agido and Hagesichora, who so surpass the rank and file as to defeat them and make their own unaided attempts to please the Dawn goddess ((one unconvertible word in Greek Character) 61,(13) (one unconvertible w a simile here too-the Peleiades are said to be brilliant as Sirius in the ambrosial night (62-3).
A delicate pear aroma leads to an ambrosial mouthful of vibrant stone and citrus fruit.
There are nights in this climate of such serene and majestic beauty, so medicinal and fertilizing to the spirit, that methinks a sensitive nature would not devote them to oblivion, and perhaps there is no man but would be better and wiser for spending them out-of-doors, though he should sleep all the next day to pay for it; should sleep an Endymion sleep, as the ancients expressed it,--nights which warrant the Grecian epithet ambrosial, when, as in the land of Beulah, the atmosphere is charged with dewy fragrance, and with music, and we take our repose and have our dreams awake,--when the moon, not secondary to the sun,--
'Elf' Joe and 'wood nymph' Hannah at Anthea's Ambrosial Forest Garden at the 2007 RHS show in Cardiff
Blake's context redirects Book Nine of Paradise Lost (845-52), where Eve, "returning" from the poison Tree of Mystery, carries in "her hand / A bough of fairest fruit that downy smil'd." This "New gather'd" smiling fruit, which "diffus'd" an "ambrosial smell," is described by Milton as a "fallacious Fruit" in Book Nine of Paradise Lost (1046-47).
The luscious perfectly seared steak was soft, tasty, and tender, and the bagna cauda that accompanied it, with its buttery overtones and Italian flair, made the meal ambrosial. Paired with a Barolo Cerequio, Michele Chiarlo, 2009, this course was definitely divine.
Where Claribel low-lieth The breezes pause and die, Letting the rose-leaves fall: But the solemn oak-tree sigheth, Thick-leaved, ambrosial, With an ancient melody, Of inward agony, Where Claribel low-lieth.
tread air, while the spirit of good shed round me an ambrosial
Her bakery talents were on brilliant display in the dessert we chose to share, knowing those ambrosial cookies were still to come.