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liquorice

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ldoce_203_aliquoriceliq‧uo‧rice British English, licorice American English /ˈlɪkərɪs, -rɪʃ/ noun [uncountable]  1 DFa black substance produced from the root of a plant, used in medicine and sweets2 licorice.jpg DFFsweets made from this substance
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liquoriceKinnear's eyes were as black as liquorice.Next to me a girl eating a box of liquorice torpedoes.The box of liquorice torpedoes leaves the hand of the girl next to me.The days of liquorice were over.We lay among the damp dunes and ate peppermint rock and red liquorice.I admire, irritated, his black shoes with their liquorice laces, his watch, the white collar of his rank.
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