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Definition of "sweetening" []

  • The act or process of making sweet. (noun)
  • Something that sweetens; a sweetener. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sweetening" in a sentence
  • "You are the (well known) secret to my success in sweetening the busy lives of my fellow grad students, thank you for all your hard work and for being an inspiration to my baking!"
  • "How much cajoling, persuading, soul-searching and pot-sweetening is this going to take?"
  • "Fornarina for a Raffaello; she had fancied her name sweetening the songs of Giraud Riquier, the last of the Troubadours; and she did not believe"
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