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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make more pleasant or more agreeable; Make less sour or bitter in taste.

Usage examples (32)
  • sweeten a deal
  • The rutabagas/turnips seem to 'sweeten' during the slower baking process.
  • It's also possible to "sweeten" the amendment in order to avoid potential resistance.
  • Do not use lime to "sweeten" a compost pile as doing so will result in a serious loss of nitrogen. for more
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