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noun as in syrup

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noun as in treacle

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Example Sentences

That laser effectively chills the strontium atoms into optical molasses — a cloud of atoms that are almost completely frozen in place.

That’s the thing we do — bringing that sweet and sour note through sumac or pomegranate molasses and tamarind.

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Flavorwise, the ginger, cinnamon, and other spices are present but not overpowering, with both the molasses and the brown sugar coming through for sweetness.

Inside, the store stuffs ricotta, molasses, mozzarella, eggs, and honey-roasted pumpkin, a mix that brings out the earthiness of the season’s most conspicuous squash.

I used a straightforward chewy molasses cookie recipe from Bon Appétit circa 2013.

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But Chucktown has been molasses-slow to acknowledge the brave legacy of Waring.

After half a season of molasses-y, misdirected character development, the Javadi play got Homeland's pages turning again.

Molasses in the gears of a Democratic EPA could be a worthy goal for many Republicans these days.

Mix soy sauce, molasses, broth, salt, and sesame oil together, along with 1-2 tablespoons of the cooking liquid.

This is the kind of thing that makes for backyard fence chit chat, and it can stick like molasses.

Well, it burst one day, and a little matter of a million gallons of molasses went exploring through the streets.

A big tank that the city used to have for a reservoir had been bought by a sugar company and turned into a storage for molasses.

Our ration at this time consisted of raw corn-meal and sorghum molasses, without salt or any provision of utensils for cooking.

With this permission the sugar and molasses were soon simmering in a saucepan, sending forth a pleasant fragrance.

Women had bags of flour in their arms, baskets of salt and pails of molasses, or sides of bacon.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to molasses, such as: maple syrup, glucose, sorghum, sweetness, treacle, and pancake syrup.

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