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synonyms for comfit

  • bonbons
  • candy
  • confection
  • confectionery
  • dessert
  • pastries
  • pie
  • preserves
  • pudding
  • sweetmeats
  • candied fruit
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How to use comfit in a sentence

I had always, from earliest childhood, been outrageously fond of this delicate comfit.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
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.
OLD BOSTON TAVERNS AND TAVERN CLUBSSAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE
Comfit boxes—Boxes divided into compartments in which were rare spices, handed round with dessert.
CHATS ON HOUSEHOLD CURIOSFRED W. BURGESS
They passed their jeweled comfit-boxes one to another and whispered their content in the head butterfly's practical prudence.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF JOAN OF ARCMARK TWAIN
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.
A BREATH OF PRAIRIE AND OTHER STORIESWILL LILLIBRIDGE
"Let us eat together," he said, and dropped a comfit into his own mouth.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Dicky lighted a cigarette and tossed a comfit at a pariah dog.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMFIT

  • bonbons
  • candied fruits
  • candies
  • comfits
  • confectioneries
  • confections
  • desserts
  • pastries
  • pies
  • preserves
  • puddings
  • sweetmeats
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.