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I'd like something sweet, like a piece of cake.
This tea is too sweet.
She doesn't really like sweet things.
The room is filled with the sweet fragrance of flowers.
The entire audience was entranced by her clear sweet voice.
a sweet little kitten
The victory was sweet revenge for the team's defeat last season.
We have yet to experience the sweet smell of success.
Caroline was the sweetest little girl I have ever looked after.
It was so sweet of you to do this.
They want to keep us sweet so that we won't make a fuss.
He certainly took his own sweet time getting here.
He's determined to do it his own sweet way.
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American English version of definition of sweet
a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building
very unpleasant or dirty
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time
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Definition of sweet from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.