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sweet adj.

1 tasting like sugar/smelling pleasant

VERBS be, smell, taste The air smelled sweet and clean. | make sth | find sth I found the dessert a bit sweet for my taste.

ADV. extremely, very | a bit, quite, rather, slightly | enough Is the tea sweet enough for you? | sickly an overpowering, sickly sweet smell

2 nice

VERBS be, look | keep sb (informal) He'd promised her a new car, just to keep her sweet (= keep her in a good mood).

ADV. awfully, really, terribly, very | quite, rather

PREP. to She was really sweet to me.

PHRASES sweet little a rather sweet little cottage