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noun as in confection

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The holiday is basically an “excuse to buy candy,” says Dickerson.

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She added that if trick-or-treating is lower than expected, Hershey will focus on the “Treat for Me and Candy Bowl occasion”—industry-speak for people buying candy that they will end up eating themselves.

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Self-consumption has always been a massive part of the holiday and may end up salvaging sales for candy makers this year.

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The inside shop is full of Nordic products, from sodas to mustards to mints and candies.

It is a nontoxic substance often used in candy to bind ingredients together.

In fact, that candy store is heavy industry, with all the mess that entails.

Another returned a printer box stuffed with a candy-filled piñata.

These medications will not continue to work when we need them if they are handed out like candy.

Meanwhile younger, lighter colors evoke citrus and tree fruits, candy sugars and vanilla toffee.

Not just a candy factory but a candy store, and everything in it free.

Clarence's papa said the candy had better be eaten by monkeys than by boys; but I doubt whether Clarence was of that opinion.

He fed the monkeys with candy, and laughed to see them hang by their tails while they took it from his hand.

It is extremely soluble in water, and can be obtained in large transparent prismatic crystals, as in common sugar-candy.

Four miles before reaching Candy, we came to the river Mahavilaganga, which is spanned by a masterly bridge of one arch.

In my opinion, the situation of Candy is most beautiful, but many affirm that it is too near the mountains, and lies in a pit.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to candy, such as: sweet, bonbon, confectionery, confit, jawbreaker, and sweetmeat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.