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noun as in food with a high sugar content

noun as in sweet foods

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Boxes of Swisher Sweets, the same cigars Brown is accused of stealing, littered the floor.

When we were trying to get pregnant with our third child, I gave up sweets for about three months.

The camp has a market street where merchants set up shop and sell their goods, mostly small food items and sweets.

Flock to this beautiful tea house to get a taste of authentic Japanese teas and sweets.

This collection is sold exclusively with Henri Bendel, and is an expansion of her preexisting sweets line Sugarpova.

All immediate danger having now been dispelled, the Spaniards solaced themselves with the sweets of revenge.

A man of about seventy had sat down behind her, and was giving her a bag of sweets, into which she dipped at once, smiling.

Before he had properly begun to taste of the sweets of fortune they were being dashed from his lips.

Rose became quite gay with her small triumph, and by the time the sweets came she felt that she could talk a little.

Old-fashioned sweets were sold in it, and the place was long known as “Granny Bird's toffy shop.”


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sweets, such as: bonbons, candy, comfit, confection, confectionery, and dessert.

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