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Bonbon vs. Cordial

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Bonbonnoun

A sweet, especially a small chocolate-covered candy.

Cordialadjective

Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.

Bonbonnoun

(cooking) A small, spherical savory snack or canapé.

‘The terrine was served with black pudding bonbons.’;

Cordialadjective

Radiating warmth and friendliness; genial.

Bonbonnoun

A Christmas cracker.

Cordialadjective

(rare) Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.

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Bonbonnoun

Sugar confectionery; a sugarplum; hence, any dainty.

Cordialadjective

(obsolete) Proceeding from the heart.

Bonbonnoun

a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate

Cordialnoun

A concentrated noncarbonated soft drink which is diluted with water before drinking.

Bonbon

A bonbon is a small chocolate confection. They are usually filled with liqueur or other sweet ingredients, and sold wrapped in coloured foil.

Cordialnoun

An individual serving of such a diluted drink.

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Cordialnoun

A pleasant-tasting medicine.

Cordialnoun

A liqueur prepared using the infusion process.

Cordialnoun

A candy (or bonbon) usually made of milk chocolate, filled with small fruits (often maraschino cherries) and syrup or fondant.

Cordialnoun

(figurative) Anything that revives or comforts.

Cordialadjective

Proceeding from the heart.

‘A rib with cordial spirits warm.’;

Cordialadjective

Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.

‘He . . . with looks of cordial loveHung over her enamored.’;

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Cordialadjective

Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.

‘Behold this cordial julep hereThat flames and dances in his crystal bounds.’;

Cordialnoun

Anything that comforts, gladdens, and exhilarates.

‘Charms to my sight, and cordials to my mind.’;

Cordialnoun

Any invigorating and stimulating preparation; as, a peppermint cordial.

Cordialnoun

Aromatized and sweetened spirit, used as a beverage; a liqueur.

Cordialnoun

strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal

Cordialadjective

diffusing warmth and friendliness;

‘an affable smile’; ‘an amiable gathering’; ‘cordial relations’; ‘a cordial greeting’; ‘a genial host’;

Cordialadjective

showing warm and heartfelt friendliness;

‘gave us a cordial reception’; ‘a hearty welcome’;

Cordialadjective

sincerely or intensely felt;

‘a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort’; ‘a cordial abhorrence of waste’; ‘a fervent hope’;

Cordialadjective

warm and friendly

‘the atmosphere was cordial and relaxed’;

Cordialadjective

strongly felt

‘I earned his cordial loathing’;

Cordialnoun

a sweet fruit-flavoured drink

‘wine cups and fruit cordials’; ‘a tall glass of blackcurrant cordial’;

Cordialnoun

another term for liqueur

Cordialnoun

a pleasant-tasting medicine.

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