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sugar

sug·ar

sugar

 
pronunciation:
shU gr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sweet crystalline substance obtained mainly from sugar cane and sugar beets and widely used as a flavoring, preservative, and fermenting agent; sucrose.
definition 2: any of several sweet crystalline water-soluble substances such as glucose, lactose, and fructose.
definition 3: (informal) sweetheart; dear (used as a term of affection or endearment).
definition 4: a cube or teaspoonful of sugar, taken in a beverage.
Two sugars in your coffee?
similar words:
lump
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sugared, sugaring, sugars
definition 1: to add sugar to or sprinkle sugar on top of.
definition 2: to make (something unpleasant) seem more agreeable.
He sugared the bad news with a few hopeful predictions.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to form grains or crystals of sugar.
similar words:
candy
definition 2: to collect and process the sap of maple trees into maple sugar.
derivation: sugarless (adj.)
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