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    sweet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sweet

    Definition
    (noun) English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Synonyms : henry sweet
    Definition
    (noun) a dish served as the last course of a meal
    Synonyms : afters , dessert
    Definition
    (noun) a food rich in sugar
    Synonyms : confection
    Definition
    (noun) the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
    Synonyms : sugariness , sweetness
    Definition
    (noun) the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
    Synonyms : sweetness
    Definition
    (adj) having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar Definition
    (adj) having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    Synonyms : angelic , angelical , cherubic , seraphic
    Example Sentence
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition
    Definition
    (adj) pleasing to the ear
    Example Sentence
    • the dulcet tones of the cello
    Definition
    (adj) pleasing to the senses
    Example Sentence
    • the sweet song of the lark
    • the sweet face of a child
    Definition
    (adj) pleasing to the mind or feeling
    Synonyms : gratifying
    Example Sentence
    • sweet revenge
    Definition
    (adj) having a natural fragrance
    Example Sentence
    • odoriferous spices
    • the odorous air of the orchard
    • the perfumed air of June
    • scented flowers
    Definition
    (adj) (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
    Example Sentence
    • sweet dessert wines
    Definition
    (adj) not containing or composed of salt water
    Synonyms : fresh
    Example Sentence
    • fresh water
    Definition
    (adj) not soured or preserved
    Synonyms : fresh , unfermented
    Example Sentence
    • sweet milk
    Definition
    (adj) with sweetening added Definition
    (adv) in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    Synonyms : sweetly
    Example Sentence
    • Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly
    • how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank
    • talking sweet to each other
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