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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -An improvement that makes something more agreeable; Something added to foods to make them taste like sugar has been added

Usage examples (36)
  • How much cajoling, persuading, soul-searching and pot-sweetening is this going to take?
  • There will be illegal substances "sweetening" the air for everyone's enjoyment
  • The Sunday Telegraph reported that the bid had been rebuffed but Serco was "sweetening" its offer.
  • I like the idea of sweetening things that aren’t normally sweet and saltifying things that aren’t normally salty. for more
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