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noun as in candy store

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Example Sentences

This was not, he had decided, an occasion for verbal confectionery.

It is not, however, altogether harmless, and should not be used in confectionery or the like.

In Manila,1 in a confectionery near the University much frequented by the students, the arrests were thus commented upon.

Aniseed is principally used to flavour liqueurs, sweetmeats, and confectionery.

Used to colour and flavour liqueurs and confectionery; and formerly, as a substitute for coffee.

She was generous enough to share her confectionery with me, and her forethought in bringing it was amply justified.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confectionery, such as: bakery, ice-cream parlor, and pastry shop.

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