III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; taste

Sweetness.

[Antonyms: sourness.]

[Nouns] sweetness, dulcitude.

sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, manna; confection, confectionary; sweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture, jam, julep; sugar-candy, sugar-plum; licorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat; apple butter, caramel, damson, glucose; maple sirup, maple syrup, maple sugar; mithai, sorghum, taffy.

nectar; hydromel, mead, metheglin, honeysuckle, liqueur, sweet wine.

pastry, pie, tart, puff, pudding.

dulcification, dulcoration.

[Verbs] be sweet.

render sweet; sweeten; edulcorate; dulcorate, dulcify; candy; mull.

[Adjectives] sweet; saccharine, sacchariferous; dulcet, candied, honied, luscious, lush, nectarious, melliferous; sweetened

sweet as a nut, sweet as sugar, sweet as honey.

[Phrases] eau sucr�e; " sweets to the sweet " [Hamlet].

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