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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar; Encrusted with sugar or syrup.

Usage examples (42)
  • candied grapefruit peel
  • Adjective : candied ginger. ,candied yams. ,candied words
  • Noun : eye candy
  • Verb (used with object) : to candy dates for more
Tutoring comment
  • The doctor was very "candid" (frank, honest) when she told the patient that "candied" (cooked or preserved in sugar) yams would make "Candida" (a yeastlike infection) worse.
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