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  • with sweetening added
  • not soured or preserved
    • sweet milk
  • not containing or composed of salt water
    • fresh water
  • (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
    • sweet dessert wines
  • having a natural fragrance
    • odoriferous spices
    • the odorous air of the orchard
    • the perfumed air of June
    • scented flowers
  • pleasing to the mind or feeling
    • sweet revenge
  • pleasing to the senses
    • the sweet song of the lark
    • the sweet face of a child
  • pleasing to the ear
    • the dulcet tones of the cello
  • having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition
  • having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
  • the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
  • the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  • a food rich in sugar
  • a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
  • 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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