a starchy manner的用法和样例：
- a starchy manner; the letter was stiff and formal; his prose has a buckram quality.
- A true yam is a starchy edible root generally imported to the United States from the Caribbean.
- Legislatures often act in a negatory manner.
- A finance-ministry worker who had brought from home a lunch box of chicken breast and mashed malanga (a starchy root) supported the change.
- He got the money in a very underhand manner.