Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / comfit
FEEDBACK
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

QUIZZES

Dazzle Your Friends With This Feat Of Verbal Derring-Do!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

I had always, from earliest childhood, been outrageously fond of this delicate comfit.
Dora took courage beneath the caressing hand: "I like to be a comfit to mother best," she vouchsafed, brightly daring.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
Of these early ordinaries the earliest known to be licensed goes as far back as 1634, when Samuel Cole, comfit-maker, kept it.
Comfit boxes—Boxes divided into compartments in which were rare spices, handed round with dessert.
They passed their jeweled comfit-boxes one to another and whispered their content in the head butterfly's practical prudence.
Brilliana clapped her hands like a child that has been promised some coveted comfit.
THE LADY OF LOYALTY HOUSEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
With an irrational rapidity the Sealyham disposed of the first comfit he had been given for more than six months.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
You expected me to protest it daily: to repeat the tale as a child repeats its lesson for a comfit.
"Let us eat together," he said, and dropped a comfit into his own mouth.
Dicky lighted a cigarette and tossed a comfit at a pariah dog.

WORDS RELATED TO COMFIT

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

WORD OF THE DAY

judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION