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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Candy containing a fruit or nut v. - Make into a confection.

Usage examples (31)
  • As soon as we reach London, comfit, those plays of yours will have their sponsor.
  • So that there will be no confusion, comfit, when it comes to my wishes I will make you obey.
  • “I hate to distress you, comfit, but we need to speak of something more complex than the fate of Arthur the pig.”
  • Dora took courage beneath the caressing hand: "I like to be a comfit to mother best," she vouchsafed, brightly daring. for more
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