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sweet

 
 
pronunciation:
swit
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: sweeter, sweetest
definition 1: having a taste like that of sugar or honey.
I love this sweet chocolate.
 
antonyms:
bitter, sour
definition 2: gentle or pleasant.
She is a sweet girl and very polite.
synonyms:
gentle
antonyms:
bitter, nasty
similar words:
dear, kind, pleasant
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derivations: sweetly (adv.), sweetness (n.)
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Are you looking for the word suite (connected rooms)? Sweet and suite sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • sweeten:
    to make sweet or sweeter.
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