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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tastes
sweetnesssweet‧ness /ˈswiːtnəs/ noun [uncountable]  1 CTSWEEThow sweet something tastes or smells the sweetness of the wild rose2 how pleasant something is a smile of great sweetness3 be all sweetness and light
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sweetnessAt the time all is sweetness and light.Wine acidity, he explains, is swallowed up by the natural sweetness of the shallots.Gardeners will find in it such flavorful varieties as the Brandywine tomato, with its balance of sweetness and acidity.A touch of Cognac gives it depth and a hint of sweetness.This delicious braised duck dish is nicely balanced by the slight sweetness and tartness of the fruit.Treves visited him daily, and remarked on the sweetness of his nature and his intelligence.
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