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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(3) Taste
 
396. Sweetness.
 
  
NOUN:SWEETNESS, dulcitude, saccharinity.
  SUGAR, saccharin or saccharine, saccharose, crystallose; cane -, beet -, loaf -, lump -, granulated- sugar.
  preserve, conserve, confiture [obs.], jam, julep; sugar candy, sugarplum; marmalade.
  SWEETS, confectionery, caramel, lolly [colloq.], lollipop, bonbon, licorice, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat, confection, confectionery; honey, manna; apple butter, glucose, sucrose, dulcin [chem.], dulcite [chem.]; sirup or syrup, treacle, molasses, maple sirup or syrup, maple sugar; mithai [India], sorghum, taffy, butterscotch.
  [SWEET BEVERAGES] nectar; hydromel, mead, metheglin, liqueur, sweet wine, eau sucrée [F.].
  PASTRY, cake, pie, tart, puff, pudding.
  DULCIFICATION, dulcoration [obs.], saccharification, saccharization, edulcoration.
  
VERB:BE SWEET &c. adj.
  RENDER SWEET &c. adj.; sweeten, sugar, saccharize, saccharify, sugar off [local, U. S. & Can.]; edulcorate; dulcorate [obs.], dulcify [obs.]; candy; mull.
  
ADJECTIVE:SWEET, sugary, saccharine, sacchariferous, saccharoid or saccharoidal; dulcet, candied, honied, luscious, cloying, honey-sweet, nectarious [rare], nectareous, nectareal, nectarous, nectarean, nectarian; melliferous; sweetened &c. v.
  sweet as -sugar, - honey.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Sweets to the sweet.—Hamlet
  2. The daintiest last to make the end most sweet.—Richard II
  3. Lucent syrops, tinct with cinnamon.—Keats
  4. A wilderness of sweets.—Paradise Lost

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