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  1. [adverb] in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other"
    Synonyms: ly

  2. [noun] English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Synonyms: Sweet, Henry Sweet

  3. [noun] a dish served as the last course of a meal
    Synonyms: dessert, afters

  4. [noun] a food rich in sugar
    Synonyms: confection, confectionery

  5. [noun] the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
    Synonyms: ness, sugariness

  6. [noun] the property of containing sugar
    Synonyms: ness

  7. [adjective] having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

  8. [adjective] having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
    Synonyms: angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic

  9. [adjective] pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
    Synonyms: dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant

  10. [adjective] one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey

  11. [adjective] pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"

  12. [adjective] pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"
    Synonyms: gratifying

  13. [adjective] having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
    Synonyms: odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, -scented, -smelling

  14. [adjective] (used of wines) having a sweet taste

  15. [adjective] not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"
    Synonyms: fresh, unfermented

  16. [adjective] with sweetening added
    Synonyms: sugared, ened

  17. [adjective] not having a salty taste; "sweet water"
    Synonyms: unsalty


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