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


The man I remember who gave me sweets when I was a child had black hair; he has red!

In his later years Kendall tasted some of the sweets of success.

She took her revenge in the evening by giving us a dish of sweets for dinner that I did not like.

But it is when Lulla has undertaken to investigate a tin of sweets that she most suggests Agassiz.

How unlike the variety of meats and sweets on which I feasted you!'

However, all desserts over here are 'sweets' and fruit is dessert.

Yes, every day, darling; I'd give him sweets and cakes every day.

This I promise you: you shall taste all of life's sweets and escape all bitters.

"One could get American sweets in here, I guess," said the Angel, entering.

These men were tasting the sweets of a moment of perfect happiness.