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sweet

  

      adj  
1    having or denoting a pleasant taste like that of sugar  
2    agreeable to the senses or the mind  
sweet music     
3    having pleasant manners; gentle  
a sweet child     
4    (of wine, etc.) having a relatively high sugar content; not dry  
5    (of foods) not decaying or rancid  
sweet milk     
6    not salty  
sweet water     
7    free from unpleasant odours  
sweet air     
8    containing no corrosive substances  
sweet soil     
9    (of petrol) containing no sulphur compounds  
10    sentimental or unrealistic  
11    individual; particular  
the electorate went its own sweet way     
12      (Jazz)   performed with a regular beat, with the emphasis on clearly outlined melody and little improvisation  
13      (Austral)  
slang   satisfactory or in order; all right  
14    Archaic   respected; dear (used in polite forms of address)  
sweet sir     
15    smooth and precise; perfectly executed  
a sweet shot     
16    sweet on   fond of or infatuated with  
17    keep (someone) sweet   to ingratiate oneself in order to ensure cooperation  
      adv  
18    Informal   in a sweet manner  
      n  
19    a sweet taste or smell; sweetness in general  
20    often pl     (Brit)   any of numerous kinds of confectionery consisting wholly or partly of sugar, esp. of sugar boiled and crystallized (boiled sweets)  
21      (Brit)   a pudding, fruit, or any sweet dish served as a dessert  
22    dear; sweetheart (used as a form of address)  
23    anything that is sweet  
24    often pl   a pleasurable experience, state, etc.  
the sweets of success     
25      (U.S.)      See       sweet potato  
     (Old English swete; related to Old Saxon swoti, Old High German suozi, Old Norse s<oe>tr, Latin suadus persuasive, suavis sweet, Greek hedus, Sanskrit svadu; see persuade, suave)  
  sweetish      adj  
  sweetly      adv  
   sweetness             n  


sweetness and light  
      n   an apparently affable reasonableness  
     (C19: adopted by Matthew Arnold from Swift's Battle of the Books (1704))  
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