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Sweetener   /swˈitənər/  /swˈitnər/   Listen

Something added to foods to make them taste sweeter.  Synonym: sweetening.
Anything that serves as an enticement.  Synonyms: bait, come-on, hook, lure.

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"Sweetener" Quotes from Famous Books

... Encyclopedie, and the plan of your house. I wish to Heaven, you may continue in the disposition to fix it in Albemarle. Short will establish himself there, and perhaps Madison may be tempted to do so. This will be society enough, and it will be the great sweetener of our lives. Without society, and a society to our taste, men are never contented. The one here supposed, we can regulate to our minds, and we may extend our regulations to the sumptuary department, so as to set a good example to a country which needs it, ...
— Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson - Volume I • Thomas Jefferson

... person who wrote the book did not adopt a masculine pseudonym in vanity or conceit, but because she was afraid it would be thought presumptuous to publish her name, and that she did not mean the story for such as he, but as a sweetener of history for young people, who might thereby acquire a taste for what went on in their own country hundreds of years ago, and be tempted to dive deeper into the subject. Oh, there is so much to explain; I wish ...
— A Pair of Blue Eyes • Thomas Hardy

Words linked to "Sweetener" :   syrup, sugar, bait, refined sugar, saccharin, seasoning, hook, lure, flavoring, sweeten, flavorer, flavouring, come-on, sirup, enticement, honey, aspartame, seasoner, flavourer, temptation

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