- 1. Sweet, Henry Sweet
- usage: English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
- 2. dessert, sweet, afters, course
- usage: a dish served as the last course of a meal
- 3. sweet, confection, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat
- usage: a food rich in sugar
- 4. sweet, sweetness, sugariness, taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
- usage: the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
- 5. sweetness, sweet, taste property
- usage: the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
- 1. sweet (vs. sour), cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly, sweetish, sugary, sweet, tasty
- usage: having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
- 2. angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet, lovable (vs. hateful), loveable
- usage: having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
- 3. dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet, melodious (vs. unmelodious), melodic, musical
- usage: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
- 4. sweet, pleasing (vs. displeasing)
- usage: pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"
- 5. gratifying, sweet, pleasing (vs. displeasing)
- usage: pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"
- 6. odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, fragrant (vs. malodorous)
- usage: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
- 7. sweet (vs. dry), sugary, sweet
- usage: (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines"
- 8. fresh (vs. salty), sweet
- usage: not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water"
- 9. fresh, sweet, unfermented, unsoured (vs. soured)
- usage: not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"
- 10. sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored, sugary (vs. sugarless)
- usage: with sweetening added
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- 1. sweetly, sweet
- usage: 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"
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