Sweetening
Sweetening \Sweet"en*ing\, n. 1. The act of making sweet. [1913 Webster]

2. That which sweetens. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sweetening — sweet·en || swɪːtn v. make sweeter in taste; make more pleasant or agreeable …   English contemporary dictionary

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