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smorgasbord

s mawr guhs bawrd

  • n  a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • n  an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

  • With body consciousness increasingly an obsession, Asians are overgrazing the smorgasbord of weight-loss products and "miracle" diet aids, ranging from "fat-reducing" pressurized .
  • A good deal of the show time, however, is devoted to warmed-over smorgasbord: Arthur Godfrey demonstrates his recipe for beans de luxe, Cassius Clay trades a few playful punches .
  • Believing in one god is mandatory in indonesia, but most people follow a smorgasbord of faiths: folk superstition, Hindu philosophy, the strictures of the holy .
News & Articles

  • Hart: Early's Vaccaro making strides at Saints camp
    Sports smorgasbord, while wondering whatever happened to former O’Brien High pole vaulter Herschel Force:
    June 15, 2013 - Abilene Reporter-News
  • At Summerfest, staff turn out in force to be celebrated
    Close to 3,000 staff members turned out Thursday for Summerfest fun at the center of campus. The two-hour, mid-day smorgasbord of happenings, this year part of a five-day Staff Appreciation Week, featured music, food, crafts and, for many, a first chance to greet Chancellor Dirks in person.
    June 14, 2013 - UC Berkeley NewsCenter
  • Spirit Mountain Opens Mountain Bike Trails
    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Bikers strapped on their gear to ride down the first lift–access mountain bike trail at Spirit Mountain. The sunny weather attracted thrill seekers to ride the mile and a half long trails named Candy Land and Smorgasbord.
    June 14, 2013 - Northland's News Center
Quotes

  • Eddie House in USA Today
    Ray's a scorer, not a shooter,Celtics guard Eddie House said, listing a variety of drives, catch-and-shoots, fallaways and plain old jumpers in his All-Star teammate's repertoire. "He gives you a smorgasbord of moves."
  • Doug Melvin in USA Today
    We've got a smorgasbord pitching staff,Melvin said. "Guys have all stepped up, some in different roles."
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York Times
    Since Xmas vacation, I've gone through three and a half metamorphoses and am beginning to feel as though there is a smorgasbord of personalities spread before me,Ms. Rodham wrote to Mr. Peavoy in April 1967. "So far, I've used alienated...

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