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Sweet

Definition

[n] the property of containing sugar
[n] the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
[n] a food rich in sugar
[n] (British) dessert
[n] English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
[adv] in an affectionate or loving manner; "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; (`sweet' is a poetic or informal variant for `sweetly' as in"how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other")
[adj] having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
[adj] not having a salty taste; "sweet water"
[adj] having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
[adj] pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
[adj] pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"
[adj] pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"
[adj] one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey
[adj] with sweetening added
[adj] (used of wines) having a sweet taste
[adj] having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)
[adj] not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"
[adj] not having undergone fermentation; "sweet cider"

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Antonyms

dry, sour