saccharine

[ sak-er-in, -uh-reen, -uh-rahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF saccharine
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It is incontestable that spirits are produced by the saccharine substance.

She talked a great deal, and was saccharine to the little girl.

The saccharine fermentation, in which starch and gum are changed into sugar.

Luckily, he is not saccharine like the majority of writers on religious topics.

Juice, saccharine, highly aromatic, and of a most excellent flavor.

Juice, plentiful, saccharine, with a slight aromatic flavor.

Mr. Read's fondness was the saccharine that qualified the insipidity of his wife's apathy.

It is named from the saccharine matter, called mannite, which it contains.

Potatoes, saxin, saccharine, and crystallose I have already mentioned.

The process of cleansing is generally commenced as soon as the saccharine in the fermenting wort falls to about 10 lbs.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "of or like sugar," from Medieval Latin saccharum "sugar," from Latin saccharon "sugar," from Greek sakkharon, from Pali sakkhara, from Sanskrit sarkara "gravel, grit" (see sugar). Metaphoric sense of "overly sweet" first recorded 1841. For the sugar substitute, see saccharin.

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adjectivesickly sweet
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