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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?
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.
SWEET-APPLE, noun [sweet and apple.] The Annona squamosa.
SWEET-BREAD, noun [sweet and bread.] The pancreas of a calf.
SWEET-BRIAR, noun [sweet and briar.] A shrubby plant of the genus Rosa, cultivated for its fragrant smell.
SWEE'T-BROOM, noun [sweet and broom.] A plant.
SWEET-CIC'ELY, noun A plant of the genus Scandix.
SWEET-CIC'TUS, noun A shrub, the gumcistus.
SWEET-CORN, noun A variety of the maiz, of a sweet taste.
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.
SWEE'TENED, participle passive Made sweet, mild or grateful.
SWEE'TENER, noun He or that which sweetens; he that palliates; that which moderates acrimony.
SWEE'TENING, participle present tense Making sweet or grateful.
SWEET-FLAG, noun A plant of the genus Acorus.
SWEET-GUM, noun A tree of the genus Liquidambar.
SWEET-HE'ART, noun A lover or mistress.
SWEE'TING, noun A sweet apple.
1. A word of endearment.
SWEE'TISH, adjective Somewhat sweet or grateful to the taste.
SWEE'TISHNESS, noun The quality of being sweetish.
SWEET-JOHN'S, noun A plant, a species of Dianthus.
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.
SWEET-M'ARJORAM, noun A very fragrant plant, of the genus Origanum.
SWEET-MAUD'LIN, noun A species of Achillea.
SWEE'TMEAT, noun [sweet and meat.] Fruit preserved with sugar; as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, and the like.
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.
SWEET-PEA, noun A pea cultivated for ornament, of the genus Lathyrus.
SWEET-ROOT, noun The liquorice, or Glycyrrhiza.
SWEET-RUSH, noun Another name of the sweet-flag, a species of Acorus.
SWEE'T-SCENTED, adjective [sweet and scent.] Having a sweet smell; fragrant.
SWEE'T-SMELLING, adjective [sweet and smell.] Having a sweet smell; fragrant.
SWEET-SUL'TAN, noun A plant, a species of Centaurea.
SWEET-WEED, noun A plant of the genus Capraria, and another of the genus Scoparia.
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.
SWEET-WIL'LOW, noun A plant, the Myrica gale, or Dutch myrtle.
SWEET-WOOD, noun A plant, a species of Laurus.