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Sweet

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
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Strongs Concordance:

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Sweet

SWEET, adjective [Latin suavis.]

1. Agreeable or grateful to the taste; as, sugar or honey is sweet

2. Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; as a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense. Exodus 26:1.

3. Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice.

4. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; as a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion; a sweet form.

5. Fresh; not salt; as sweet water.

6. Not sour; as sweet fruits; sweet oranges.

7. Mild; soft; gentle.

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades?

Job 38:31.

8. Mild; soft; kind; obliging; as sweet manners.

9. Grateful; pleasing.

SWEET interchange of hill and valley.

10. Making soft or excellent music; as a sweet singer.

11. Not stale; as sweet butter. The bread is sweet

12. Not turned; not sour; as sweet milk.

13. Not putrescent or putrid; as, the meat is sweet

SWEET, noun Something pleasing or grateful to the mind; as the sweets of domestic life.

A little bitter mingled in our cup, leaves no relish of the sweet

1. A sweet substance; particularly, any vegetable juice which is added to wines to improve them.

2. A perfume.

3. A word of endearment.

4. Cane juice, melasses, or other sweet vegetable substance.


Naves Topical Index
Sweet Incense

Made of spices
Exodus 25:6
Incense


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Sweet-apple

SWEET-APPLE, noun [sweet and apple.] The Annona squamosa.


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Sweet-bread

SWEET-BREAD, noun [sweet and bread.] The pancreas of a calf.


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Sweet-briar

SWEET-BRIAR, noun [sweet and briar.] A shrubby plant of the genus Rosa, cultivated for its fragrant smell.


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Sweet-broom

SWEE'T-BROOM, noun [sweet and broom.] A plant.


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Sweet-cicely

SWEET-CIC'ELY, noun A plant of the genus Scandix.


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Sweet-cictus

SWEET-CIC'TUS, noun A shrub, the gumcistus.


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Sweet-corn

SWEET-CORN, noun A variety of the maiz, of a sweet taste.


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Sweeten

SWEETEN, verb transitive swee'tn. To make sweet; as, to sweeten tea or coffee.

1. To make pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship.

2. To make mild or kind; as, to sweeten the temper.

3. To make less painful; as, to sweeten the cares of life.

4. To increase agreeable qualities; as, to sweeten the joys or pleasures of life.

5. To soften; to make delicate.

Corregio has made his name immortal by the strength he has given to his figures, and by sweetening his lights and shades.

6. To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air.

7. To make warm and fertile; as, to dry and sweeten soils.

8. To restore to purity; as, to sweeten water, butter or meat.

SWEETEN, verb intransitive swee'tn. To become sweet.


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Sweetened

SWEE'TENED, participle passive Made sweet, mild or grateful.


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Sweetener

SWEE'TENER, noun He or that which sweetens; he that palliates; that which moderates acrimony.


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Sweetening

SWEE'TENING, participle present tense Making sweet or grateful.


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Sweet-flag

SWEET-FLAG, noun A plant of the genus Acorus.


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Sweet-gum

SWEET-GUM, noun A tree of the genus Liquidambar.


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Sweet-heart

SWEET-HE'ART, noun A lover or mistress.


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Sweeting

SWEE'TING, noun A sweet apple.

1. A word of endearment.


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Sweetish

SWEE'TISH, adjective Somewhat sweet or grateful to the taste.


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Sweetishness

SWEE'TISHNESS, noun The quality of being sweetish.


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Sweet-johns

SWEET-JOHN'S, noun A plant, a species of Dianthus.


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Sweetly

SWEE'TLY, adverb In a sweet manner; gratefully; agreeable.

He sweetly temper'd awe.

No poet ever sweetly sung,

Unless he was, like Phoebus, young.


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Sweet-marjoram

SWEET-M'ARJORAM, noun A very fragrant plant, of the genus Origanum.


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Sweet-maudlin

SWEET-MAUD'LIN, noun A species of Achillea.


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Sweetmeat

SWEE'TMEAT, noun [sweet and meat.] Fruit preserved with sugar; as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, and the like.


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Sweetness

SWEE'TNESS, noun The quality of being sweet, in any of its senses; as gratefulness to the taste; or to the smell, fragrance; agreeableness to the ear, melody; as sweetness of the voice; sweetness of elocution.

1. Agreeableness of manners; softness; mildness; obliging civility; as sweetness of behavior.

2. Softness; mildness; amiableness; as sweetness of temper.


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Sweet-pea

SWEET-PEA, noun A pea cultivated for ornament, of the genus Lathyrus.


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Sweet-root

SWEET-ROOT, noun The liquorice, or Glycyrrhiza.


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Sweet-rush

SWEET-RUSH, noun Another name of the sweet-flag, a species of Acorus.


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Sweet-scented

SWEE'T-SCENTED, adjective [sweet and scent.] Having a sweet smell; fragrant.


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Sweet-smelling

SWEE'T-SMELLING, adjective [sweet and smell.] Having a sweet smell; fragrant.


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Sweet-sultan

SWEET-SUL'TAN, noun A plant, a species of Centaurea.


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Sweet-weed

SWEET-WEED, noun A plant of the genus Capraria, and another of the genus Scoparia.


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Sweet-william

SWEET-WIL'LIAM, noun The name of several species of pink, of the genus Dianthus.

The Dianthus barbatus, a species of pink of many varieties.


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Sweet-willow

SWEET-WIL'LOW, noun A plant, the Myrica gale, or Dutch myrtle.


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Sweet-wood

SWEET-WOOD, noun A plant, a species of Laurus.