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sweetness noun

1 sweet smell/taste

ADJ. natural | cloying, sickly | lingering the lingering sweetness of incense

QUANT. hint This is a full-bodied wine with just a hint of sweetness.

VERB + SWEETNESS taste

2 pleasantness

ADJ. exquisite, great | saccharine (= false) She smiled with saccharine sweetness.

VERB + SWEETNESS taste to taste the sweetness of military success

PHRASES all sweetness and light People think she's all sweetness and light, but she's actually got an awful temper.