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unpalatable

uhn pa luh tuh buhl

  • a  not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
    an unpalatable meal
    unpalatable truths
    unpalatable behavior

  • The Sunnis, who ruled dominated Iraq under Saddam Hussein, are also hostile, having already had to confront the unpalatable prospect of the country's northern oil fields falling .
  • Coca-Cola stresses that shareholders already have a way to deal with pay practices they find unpalatable: don't vote for members of the board when they come up for re-election.
  • He charges that such institutions as the Federal Government and the American Anthropological Association have discouraged investigation because they might reach "unpalatable .
News & Articles

  • Paula Deen's troubles stir up deeper debate about Southern cooking
    From her first televised "y'all" in 1999, Paula Deen has worked harder to promote Southern food than anyone in the modern media era. But her campaign came to a clumsy halt recently when the unpalatable side of Deen's sweet-and-saucy persona made a sudden public appearance.
    July 3, 2013 - Pioneer Press
Quotes

  • Sir Menzies Campbell in International Herald Tribune
    The unpalatable truth is this ...... we will leave behind a country on the brink of civil war, where reconstruction has stalled, where corruption is endemic and a region which is a lot less stable than it was in 2003,Campbell said.
  • Eliot Spitzer in Newsweek
    We pursued AIG and Wall Street's structural failures in a way that others shied away from because it was politically unpalatable for them to address those issues,Spitzer told host Brian Lehrer Wednesday on WNYC Radio in New York City. "Now...
  • Condoleezza Rice in FOXNews
    Rice said the United States is using diplomacy to avoid "getting to a place where we have an unpalatable choice."

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