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sweetness

Roget category 396

3. Words relating to matter
3.3. Organic matter
›› 3.3.2. Sensation

#396. Sweetness

noun

sweetness, dulcitude.
sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, mannaconfection, confectionarysweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture, jam, julepsugar-candy, sugar-plumlicorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeatapple butter, caramel, damson, glucose maple sirup, maple syrup, maple sugarmithai, sorghum, taffy.
nectarhydromel, mead, meade, metheglin, honeysuckle, liqueur, sweet wine, aperitif.
[sources of sugar] sugar cane, sugar beets.
[sweet foods] desert, pastry, pie, cake, candy, ice cream, tart, puff, pudding (food) 298.
dulcification, dulcoration.
sweetener, corn syrup, cane sugar, refined sugar, beet sugar, dextroseartificial sweetener, saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame, Sweet'N Low.

verb

be sweet etc. adj.. render sweet etc. adj. — sweetenedulcoratedulcorate, dulcifycandymull.

adjective

sweetsaccharine, sacchariferousdulcet, candied, honied, luscious, lush, nectarious, melliferoussweetened etc. v.. sweet as a nut, sweet as sugar, sweet as honey.
sickly sweet.

phrase

eau sucr_ee [Fr.]sweets to the sweet" [Hamlet].



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