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noun as in sweet substance

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If saccharide reminds you of sugar, it’s because sugars are saccharides.

Leaves, for instance, get their green from chlorophyll — the same chemical that helps them make sugar from sunlight.

That let them identify proteins, sugars and metals in the slime.

That yeast breaks down glucose, a simple sugar, to make beer’s alcohol and carbon dioxide.

They received pollen and a sugar water solution, but no pesticide.

Alcohol and sugar, even in moderate amounts, are not only sinful but poisonous.

Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is smooth.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

Remove from heat and stir in the walnuts, rum, powdered sugar, and salt until fully incorporated.

Other versions are coated in marzipan, or dusted in powder sugar.

His chief duty on the sugar plantation is to keep the monkeys out of the cane.

Besides, there is always a bunch of bananas hanging inside the house, and he has sugar-cane in abundance.

Until a few months ago, the boy has lived on a sugar plantation owned by a rich Tagal planter.

Receiving small encouragement in England, he applied to sugar-cane planters to give his engines a trial in the West Indies.

Spain is at war with North America, and now offers us this sugar-plum to draw us to her side to defend her against invasion.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sugar, such as: carbohydrate, candy, caramel, dextrose, fructose, and glucose.

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