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noun as in sweets

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But they are relishing their pastries with heavy hearts this week, as De Robertis prepares to close its doors for good tomorrow.

And then the two of them could trade stories about Jay Z, Chicago and French pastries.

America's first president threw lavish pies full of pastries and whiskey for friends and servants alike.

A visit to the vibrant Nouilles market for mint tea and North African pastries.

And the food was abundant: coffee, juice, and pastries lined the hallways.

The dancer was so astonished that she almost upset her pretty pastries, which looked as light and airy and delicious as herself.

The best is a light soup, with pearl barley, a cutlet, pastries and jelly; that is the proper midday meal.

Pastries and Pies completes this volume, rounding out, as it were, the housewife's understanding of dessert making.

Another method is adopted for pastries that are intended to be somewhat flakier and of a little better quality than plain pastry.

We ate those pale Nuoro pastries—they were just flaky pastry, good, but with nothing inside but a breath of air.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pastries, such as: bonbons, candy, comfit, confection, confectionery, and dessert.

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