If you describe something, especially food or drink, as delectable, you mean that it is very pleasant.
①But today the delectable seafood is no longer available in abundance. The problem has become so serious that some oyster beds have vanished entirely.
②He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.
注: stew n. 炖，炖汤
“delectable”除了可以表示“美味的”，还可以表示“吸引人的”【If you describe someone as delectable, you think that they are very attractive.】
According to legend, fairy blood is delectable and intoxicating to vampires.
注：intoxicating adj. 醉人的；令人陶醉的; 使兴奋的
If you describe food or drink as palatable, you mean that it tastes pleasant.
①He said it would be irresponsible to throw away palatable and safe food.
②The company's first product was santonin--a palatable antiparasitic which was an immediate success.
“palatable”除了可以表示“美味的”，还可以表示“宜人的；可意的；可接受的”【If you describe something such as an idea or method as palatable, you mean that people are willing to accept it.】,它的反义词是unpalatable
①Some of the dialogue has been changed to make it more palatable to an American audience.
②This may be more politically palatable than lending dollars.
除此之外， 它的名词形式“palate”也很常见，表示“（对美食或美酒的）品尝力；味觉”【You can refer to someone's palate as a way of talking about their ability to judge good food or drink.】，本义表示“腭”
①She has a palate for wine.
②Chilli sauce can titillate our palates.
注：titillate / 'titileit / v.使兴奋
dainty morsel 美味点心
“dainty”作为“美味的”释义时，出现的频率较低，它更常见的意思有两个，第一个是“ 娇小的；娇美的；精致的”【 (of people and things ) small and delicate in a way that people find attractive】
a dainty porcelain cup
第二个意思是“文雅的；优雅的；高雅的”【 (of movements) careful, often in a way that suggests good manners】
She took a dainty little bite of the apple.
a thing that is very nice to eat.
①A basket of goodies for the children
②Howard has promised me a swag of goodies.
“goody”还可以作为“感叹语”，表示“（尤为儿童用语，表示高兴或赞许）太好喽”【People, especially children, say goody in order to express their pleasure or approval of something.】
Oh, goody, I like games.
You can refer to a sweet food that someone has made as a confection .
A confection made with honey and nuts.
If you describe food as scrumptious, you mean that it tastes extremely good.
①Sophisticated diners insist that soya is scrumptious, but others vehemently disagree.
注：vehemently adv. 激烈地;暴烈地;强烈地,我们之前在Day 276| 写作地道表达：a wake up call讲过它的形容词形式“vehement”,有兴趣的小伙伴可以看看
②George, you have to have this. It's absolutely scrumptious.
Luscious food is juicy and very good to eat.
A small apricot tree which bore luscious fruit.
“luscious”除了可以表示“美味的”，还可以表示“妖娆的；性感的”【If you describe a woman or something about her as luscious, you mean that you find her or this thing sexually attractive.】
She was looking luscious in a flannel shirt.
pleasant to smell or taste.
①He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.
②Never had sleep been more refreshing nor food tasted more savoury.
“savoury”除了可以表示“美味的,可口的”，它一般用于形容【咸】这种味道。除此之外，作为名词还可以表示“咸味小吃;辣味小吃;下酒菜”【Savouries are small items of savoury food that are usually eaten as a snack, for example with alcoholic drinks at a party or before a meal.】
Bouchees de fromage. They could be tonight's savoury.
Succulent food, especially meat or vegetables, is juicy and good to eat.
①Cook pieces of succulent chicken with ample garlic and a little sherry.
②These are wonderfully succulent peaches.
③I think partly it's because it's a big piece of chicken cooked on the bone, so it stays succulent .
这个单词还有一个意思，作为名词表示“肉质植物(叶子肥厚的植物) ”【Succulents or succulent plants are types of plants which have thick, fleshy leaves.】，这个意思只需了解一下就好~
“tasty”表示“美味的”意思很常见，这里就不赘述。补充一个它的熟词生义，作为形容词还可以表示“(尤指女子)迷人的，性感的 ”【If someone describes a person, especially a woman, as tasty, they think they are sexually desirable.】
If you describe food as toothsome, you mean that it tastes very good.
①Then he put a forkful into his mouth, chewing with discernment the toothsome pliant meat.
②What about India — a wise, slow-moving elephant or a toothsome , ravenous tiger?
The ambrosial aroma of the roast whetted our appetites.
Mouth-watering food looks or smells extremely nice.
Hundreds of cheeses, in a mouth-watering variety of shapes, textures and tastes.
这个词，不出所料它的拓展义是“吸引人的;诱人的 ”【If you describe something as mouth-watering, you are emphasizing that it is very attractive.】
Prizes worth a mouth-watering £9.6 million are unclaimed.
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