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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components; A food rich in sugar.

Usage examples (34)
  • Candied/glazed citrus peel - perfection in confection
  • I think you went with the right title, Lindy -- this sweet confection is definitely more tart than cake.
  • It tastes exactly like the stuff that you buy for exorbitant sums of money from glassed-in confection palaces.
  • "It isn't a new kind of confection, even if Grace thinks so," laughed for more
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