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candy

can·dy

candy

 
 
pronunciation:
kaen di
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: candies
definition: a sweet food made of sugar and flavorings such as chocolate or peppermint.
 
synonyms:
sweet
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: candied, candies, candying
definition: to cook in sugar syrup in order to cover with sugar crystals or a glaze.
The chef candied cherries for dessert.
similar words:
crystallize, glaze, sweeten
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