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SWEET, a. L. suavis.

1. Agreeable or grateful to the taste as, sugar or honey is sweet.
2. Pleasing to the smell fragrant as a sweet rose sweet odor sweet incense. Exodus 26
3. Pleasing to the ear soft melodious harmonious as the sweet notes of a flute or an organ sweet music a sweet voice.
4. Pleasing to the eye beautiful as a sweet face a sweet color or complexion a sweet form.
5. Fresh not salt as sweet water.
6. Not sour as sweet fruits sweet oranges.
7. Mild soft gentle.

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades?

Job 38 .

8. Mild soft kind obliging as sweet manners.
9. Grateful pleasing.

Sweet interchange of hill and valley.

10. Making soft or excellent music as a sweet singer.
11. Not stale as sweet butter. The bread is sweet.
12. Not turned not sour as sweet milk.
13. Not putrescent or putrid as, the meat is sweet.

SWEET, n. Something pleasing or grateful to the mind as the sweets of domestic life.

A little bitter mingled in our cup, leaves no relish of the sweet.

1. A sweet substance particularly, any vegetable juice which is added to wines to improve them.
2. A perfume.
3. A word of endearment.
4. Cane juice, melasses,or other sweet vegetable substance.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Sweet'. King James Dictionary.

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