Sweet in a sentence

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Definition of Sweet

  • Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; -- opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges.
  • Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; redolent; balmy; as, a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense.
  • Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer.
  • Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion.
  • Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water.
  • Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish.
  • Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners.
  • That which is sweet to the taste; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  • Confectionery, sweetmeats, preserves, etc.
  • Home-made wines, cordials, metheglin, etc.
  • That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume.
  • That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life.
  • One who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment.
  • Sweetly.
  • the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
  • the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  • a food rich in sugar
  • a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
  • in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
  • not containing or composed of salt water
  • (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
  • having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar

How to use sweet in a sentence. Sweet pronunciation.

Here sat a seller of sugar cane; there wandered, clanking his brasses, a merchant of sweet waters; there shouted a cheap-jack of the Nile the virtues of a knife from Sheffield.
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Meanwhile, he hated, admired, schemed, and got a sweet taste on his tongue from aiding David to foil Achmet-Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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For my part, I admire how thou coud'st love her: She frets, I'll warrant you, because she lies alone: But who that is not Mad, wou'd lie with such a sapless piece of wither'd Flesh as she, when he may lie by such a one as I, that's sweet, and fresh, plump, brisk and airy, and that's full of Juice, just in the Bloom of all my Youth and Beauty.
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Well, thee'rt a dear sweet Rogue for this Contrivance, says he, and I could almost kiss thee, but that thy Mouth's so strongly guarded by thy Nose and Chin, that there's no coming at it: I like thy Plot extreamly well; and I'll go presently and put it in Execution.
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And tax it with a Treachery; If things made sweet to attempt our Appetite, Should with a guilt Stain the Delight.
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Why then by pleasing more, should you less please, And spare your sweets, being more sweet than these?
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Then he thought of Hermas, of his sweet dead mother, and of his father, and-which was the most comforting thought of all-of how he had spared the old man this bitter sorrow.
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He understood nothing of all the words which she tried to say-for her voice, which only yesterday had been so sweet, to-day was inaudibly hoarse-except the one name "Phoebicius," and he felt no doubt that she clung to the stone over the abyss, so that, like the mountain-goat when it sees itself surprised by the hunter, she might fling herself into the depth below rather than be taken by her pursuer.
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She smacks her lips as if I were giving her sweet Falernian.
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Oh what sweet letters mother does write!-"That was when dada went and asked him about his intentions, as he couldn't help doing, because Cissy is fretting so.
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Unconsciously she plucked and tasted the sweet stems of grass that grew about her.
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The sweet, passionate melody went to his heart from the first note; it was glowing and languishing with inspiration, happiness, and beauty; it swelled and melted away; it touched on all that is precious, mysterious, and holy on earth.
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This is an exceedingly difficult scene for a novelist, but not too difficult for Turgenev, who has made it beautiful and sweet.
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It would have been well for Turgenev if he could have preserved an absolute silence under the terrific storm of abuse that his most powerful novel brought down on his head; it would have been well to let the book speak for itself, and trust to time to make the strong wine sweet.
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One longs for his death with murderous intensity, and when, on the last page, he throws himself under the train, the reader experiences a calm and sweet relief.
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How sweet was her constant thanksgiving!
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One Sunday he lay just where we put him, so quiet and still, with the sweet baby face so white and calm, we thought we should lose him soon, the little hands and feet were so cold.
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Several weeks passed, and a sweet feeling of rest and assurance came, that, whatever came of it, would be all for the best.
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I think up to that time I had never found the word of God so sweet and precious.
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John,' said a sweet voice, 'this won't do.
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Examples of Sweet

Example #1
Yonder a camel-driver squatted and counted his earnings; and a sheepdealer haggled with the owner of a ghiassa bound for the sands of the North.
Example #2
He had wandered on until he had come to the end of the bridge and into the great groups of traffickers who, at this place, made a market of their wares.
Example #3
They had saved their heads, but they had not learned their lesson yet; and Achmet, blinded by rage, not at all.
Example #4
He knew himself to be in the scheme of a master-workman, and by-and-by he would blunt the chisel and bend the saw; but not yet.
Example #5
To be abus'd by an old Withered Hag!
Example #6
I'll never lead this Life!