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adjective as in containing sugar

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adjective as in cloyingly sweet

adjective as in sweetened

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If you’re like us, you’ve probably ­out­-grown sugary yogurts and breakfast cereals.

Avoid nibbling on food or sipping on sugary or acidic drinks throughout the day, she said.

Good coffee is healthy if you drink it right and in moderation and don’t load it up with sugary junk.

Consumed separately, in one mindless stream of hand-to-mouth coordination, the onslaught of salt and sugary acid, respectively, is too much.

From Eater

His name comes from his preferred basketball position of shooting guard, but legend has it that Bang chose the name for him because it reflects his “sugary” personality — subtle, yet sweet and generous.

From Vox

We pass laws to protect children from fatty foods and sugary drinks.

Children now get less of their calories from sugary beverages.

Quit sugary soft drinks and alcohol, or at least have a month off.

In the modern world of organic food and low carb diets, consuming sugary snacks invariably evokes deep shame and guilt.

Finally, a dance song dominates the summer but manages to forgo sugary pop confection.

It will not read unless it is tempted by the sugary sweetness of the romantic interest.

Isnt it realer than painting pretty pictures—simpering, sugary women—the same old thing again and again?

He let the wine slip very slowly over his tongue, that he might feel the little sugary sting of the fixed air as it evaporated.

In the event of its being boiled too long, the icing will have to be applied quickly, for it is likely to become sugary.

We have a beautiful sugary white cake, and I am going to make a little American flag to stand up in the middle of it.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sugary, such as: sticky, sweet, candied, and granular.

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