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sweet



I - noun
1. a dish served as the last course of a meal
Syn:
dessert, afters
Hypernyms:
course
Hyponyms:
ambrosia, baked Alaska, blancmange, charlotte, compote,
fruit compote, dumpling, flan, frozen dessert, junket, mousse,
pavlova, peach melba, whip, pudding, pud, syllabub,
sillabub, tiramisu, zabaglione, sabayon, mold, mould
2. a food rich in sugar
Syn:
confection
Hypernyms:
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat
Hyponyms:
confectionery, confiture, sweetmeat, candy, confect,
hardbake, chewing gum, gum, candied apple, candy apple, taffy apple,
caramel apple, toffee apple, center, centre, comfit, maraschino,
maraschino cherry, nonpareil
3. the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
Syn:
sweetness, sugariness
Derivationally related forms:
sugary (for: sugariness), sweet (for: sweetness)
Hypernyms:
taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
4. the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
Syn:
sweetness
Derivationally related forms:
sweet (for: sweetness)
Hypernyms:
taste property
Hyponyms:
saccharinity, sugariness

II - adjective
1. having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar (Freq. 9)
Ant:
sour
Similar to:
cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly, sweetish
See Also:
sugary, tasty
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
2. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub (Freq. 4)
- an angelic smile
- a cherubic face
- looking so seraphic when he slept
- a sweet disposition
Syn:
angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic
Similar to:
lovable, loveable
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness, seraph (for: seraphic), angel (for: angelical)
3. pleasing to the ear (Freq. 3)
- the dulcet tones of the cello
Syn:
dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant
Similar to:
melodious, melodic, musical
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
4. pleasing to the senses (Freq. 2)
- the sweet song of the lark
- the sweet face of a child
Similar to:
pleasing
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
5. pleasing to the mind or feeling (Freq. 2)
- sweet revenge
Syn:
gratifying
Similar to:
pleasing
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
6. having a natural fragrance (Freq. 2)
- odoriferous spices
- the odorous air of the orchard
- the perfumed air of June
- scented flowers
Syn:
odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling
Similar to:
fragrant
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
7. (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content (Freq. 1)
- sweet dessert wines
Ant:
dry
See Also:
sugary
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness
8. not containing or composed of salt water
- fresh water
Syn:
fresh
Ant:
salty (for: fresh)
9. not soured or preserved
- sweet milk
Syn:
fresh, unfermented
Similar to:
unsoured
Derivationally related forms:
freshness (for: fresh)
10. with sweetening added
Syn:
sugared, sweetened, sweet-flavored
Similar to:
sugary
Derivationally related forms:
sweetness

III - adverb
in an affectionate or loving manner ('sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of 'sweetly') (Freq. 1)
- Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly
- "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
- talking sweet to each other
Syn:
sweetly
Derived from adjective:
sweet (for: sweetly)
Usage Domain:
colloquialism
Topics:
poetry, poesy, verse

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