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  • nounfood with a high sugar content
  • nounsweet foods

synonyms for sweets

  • bonbons
  • candy
  • comfit
  • confection
  • confectionery
  • dessert
  • pastries
  • pie
  • preserves
  • pudding
  • sweetmeats
  • candied fruit
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How to use sweets in a sentence

All immediate danger having now been dispelled, the Spaniards solaced themselves with the sweets of revenge.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Before he had properly begun to taste of the sweets of fortune they were being dashed from his lips.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Rose became quite gay with her small triumph, and by the time the sweets came she felt that she could talk a little.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Old-fashioned sweets were sold in it, and the place was long known as “Granny Bird's toffy shop.”
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Colombaik was not allowed to taste these limited sweets of the heroic defence of Laon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
When first he was apprised of this, his greed excited him, for some of the chief sweets of his office were the presents.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Harkaway, turning suddenly round, discovered the two black imps making sad havoc with the sweets.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Apart from the sweets of office, the condition of their party rendered the idea specially attractive to them.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
They seem almost too stupefied to understand the sweets, but they know the way to put them in their mouths.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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