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Kind vs. Sweet

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Kindnoun

A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.

‘What kind of a person are you?’; ‘This is a strange kind of tobacco.’;

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

‘a sweet apple’;

Kindnoun

A makeshift or otherwise atypical specimen.

‘The opening served as a kind of window.’;

Sweetadjective

Having a taste of sugar.

Kindnoun

(archaic) One's inherent nature; character, natural disposition.

Sweetadjective

Containing a sweetening ingredient.

Kindnoun

Goods or services used as payment, as e.g. in barter.

Sweetadjective

(wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.

‘Sweet wines are better dessert wines.’;

Kindnoun

Equivalent means used as response to an action.

‘I'll pay in kind for his insult.’;

Sweetadjective

Not having a salty taste.

‘sweet butter’;

Kindnoun

(Christianity) Each of the two elements of the communion service, bread and wine.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant smell.

‘a sweet scent’;

Kindadjective

Having a benevolent, courteous, friendly, generous, gentle, liberal, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature or disposition, marked by consideration for – and service to – others.

Sweetadjective

Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.

‘sweet milk’;

Kindadjective

Affectionate.

‘a kind man; a kind heart’;

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant sound.

‘a sweet tune’;

Kindadjective

Favorable.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasing disposition.

‘a sweet child’;

Kindadjective

Mild, gentle, forgiving

‘The years have been kind to Richard Gere; he ages well.’;

Sweetadjective

Having a helpful disposition.

‘It was sweet of him to help out.’;

Kindadjective

Gentle; tractable; easily governed.

‘a horse kind in harness’;

Sweetadjective

(mineralogy) Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.

‘sweet soil’; ‘sweet crude oil’;

Kindadjective

(obsolete) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.

Sweetadjective

(informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.

‘The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift.’;

Kindadjective

Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.

‘It becometh sweeter than it should be, and loseth the kind taste.’;

Sweetadjective

}} Romantically fixated, enamored (followed by with), fond (followed by of).

‘The attraction was mutual and instant; they were sweet on one another from first sight.’;

Kindadjective

Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.

‘Yet was he kind, or if severe in aught,The love he bore to learning was his fault.’;

Sweetadjective

(obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.

‘sweet water’;

Kindadjective

Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.

‘He is kind unto the unthankful and to evil.’; ‘O cruel Death, to those you take more kindThan to the wretched mortals left behind.’; ‘A fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind.’;

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.

‘a sweet face; a sweet colour or complexion’;

Kindadjective

Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.

Sweetadverb

In a sweet manner.

Kindadjective

Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.

Sweetnoun

(uncountable) The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

Kindnoun

Nature; natural instinct or disposition.

‘He knew by kind and by no other lore.’; ‘Some of you, on pure instinct of nature,Are led by kind t'admire your fellow-creature.’;

Sweetnoun

A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.

Kindnoun

Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.

‘Every kind of beasts, and of birds.’; ‘She follows the law of her kind.’; ‘Here to sow the seed of bread,That man and all the kinds be fed.’;

Sweetnoun

A food eaten for dessert.

‘Can we see the sweet menu, please?’;

Kindnoun

Sort; type; class; nature; style; character; fashion; manner; variety; description; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc.

‘How diversely Love doth his pageants play,And snows his power in variable kinds !’; ‘There is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.’; ‘Diogenes was asked in a kind of scorn: What was the matter that philosophers haunted rich men, and not rich men philosophers?’; ‘Tax on tillage was often levied in kind upon corn.’;

Sweetnoun

sweetheart; darling.

Kindverb

To beget.

Sweetnoun

(obsolete) That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.

Kindnoun

a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality;

‘sculpture is a form of art’; ‘what kinds of desserts are there?’;

Sweetnoun

(obsolete) Sweetness, delight; something pleasant to the mind or senses.

Kindadjective

having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior;

‘kind to sick patients’; ‘a kind master’; ‘kind words showing understanding and sympathy’; ‘thanked her for her kind letter’;

Sweetadjective

Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; - opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges.

Kindadjective

liberal;

‘kind words of praise’;

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; redolent; balmy; as, a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense.

‘The breath of these flowers is sweet to me.’;

Kindadjective

conducive to comfort; beneficial;

‘the genial sunshine’; ‘a kind climate’; ‘hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet’;

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer.

‘To make his English sweet upon his tongue.’; ‘A voice sweet, tremulous, but powerful.’;

Kindadjective

expressing sympathy

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion.

‘Sweet interchangeOf hill and valley, rivers, woods, and plains.’;

Kindadjective

characterized by mercy, and compassion;

‘compassionate toward disadvantaged people’; ‘kind to animals’; ‘a humane judge’;

Sweetadjective

Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water.

Kindadjective

agreeable;

‘a dry climate kind to asthmatics’;

Sweetadjective

Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: (a) Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. (b) Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish.

Kindadjective

helpful to other people;

‘helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day’;

Sweetadjective

Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners.

‘Canst thou bind the sweet influence of Pleiades?’; ‘Mildness and sweet reasonableness is the one established rule of Christian working.’;

Kindadjective

tolerant and forgiving under provocation;

‘our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke’;

Sweetnoun

That which is sweet to the taste; - used chiefly in the plural.

Kindadjective

showing consideration and anticipation of needs;

‘it was thoughtful of you to bring flowers’; ‘a neighbor showed thoughtful attention’;

Sweetnoun

That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume.

Kindadjective

generously responsive;

‘good-hearted but inept efforts to help’; ‘take a kindly interest’; ‘a kindly gentleman’; ‘an openhearted gift to charity’;

Sweetnoun

That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life.

‘A little bitter mingled in our cup leaves no relish of the sweet.’;

Kindnoun

a group of people or things having similar characteristics

‘more data of this kind would be valuable’; ‘all kinds of music’;

Sweetnoun

One who is dear to another; a darling; - a term of endearment.

Kindnoun

character or nature

‘the trials were different in kind from any that preceded them’;

Sweetadverb

Sweetly.

Kindnoun

each of the elements (bread and wine) of the Eucharist

‘communion in both kinds’;

Sweetverb

To sweeten.

Kindadjective

having or showing a friendly, generous, and considerate nature

‘he was very kind to me’; ‘she was a good, kind woman’;

Sweetnoun

English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

Kindadjective

used in a polite request

‘would you be kind enough to repeat what you said?’;

Sweetnoun

a dish served as the last course of a meal

Kindadjective

(of a consumer product) gentle on (a part of the body)

‘look for rollers that are kind to hair’;

Sweetnoun

a food rich in sugar

Kindadjective

affectionate or loving.

Sweetnoun

the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

Sweetnoun

the property of containing sugar

Sweetadjective

having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

Sweetadjective

having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub;

‘an angelic smile’; ‘a cherubic face’; ‘looking so seraphic when he slept’; ‘a sweet disposition’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the ear;

‘the dulcet tones of the cello’;

Sweetadjective

one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the senses;

‘the sweet song of the lark’; ‘the sweet face of a child’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the mind or feeling;

‘sweet revenge’;

Sweetadjective

having a natural fragrance;

‘odoriferous spices’; ‘the odorous air of the orchard’; ‘the perfumed air of June’; ‘scented flowers’;

Sweetadjective

(used of wines) having a sweet taste

Sweetadjective

not soured or preserved;

‘sweet milk’;

Sweetadjective

with sweetening added

Sweetadjective

not having a salty taste;

‘sweet water’;

Sweetadverb

in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly');

‘Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly’; ‘how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank’; ‘talking sweet to each other’;

Sweetadjective

having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salt, sour, or bitter

‘a cup of hot sweet tea’;

Sweetadjective

(of air, water, or food) fresh, pure, and untainted

‘lungfuls of the clean, sweet air’;

Sweetadjective

smelling pleasant like flowers or perfume; fragrant

‘a bunch of sweet-scented flowers’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing in general; delightful

‘it was the sweet life he had always craved’;

Sweetadjective

highly satisfying or gratifying

‘some sweet, short-lived revenge’;

Sweetadjective

used in expressions of assent or approval

‘Yeah, I'd like to come to the party. Sweet!’;

Sweetadjective

working, moving, or done smoothly or easily

‘the sweet handling of this motorcycle’;

Sweetadjective

(of sound) melodious or harmonious

‘the sweet notes of the flute’;

Sweetadjective

denoting music, especially jazz, played at a steady tempo without improvisation.

Sweetadjective

(of a person or action) pleasant and kind or thoughtful

‘it was sweet of you to come’; ‘a very sweet nurse came along’;

Sweetadjective

charming and endearing

‘a sweet little cat’;

Sweetadjective

infatuated or in love with

‘she seemed quite sweet on him’;

Sweetadjective

dear; beloved

‘my sweet love’;

Sweetadjective

used as a respectful form of address

‘go to thy rest, sweet sir’;

Sweetadjective

used for emphasis in various phrases and exclamations

‘What had happened? Sweet nothing’;

Sweetnoun

a small shaped piece of confectionery made with sugar

‘a bag of sweets’;

Sweetnoun

a sweet dish forming a course of a meal; a pudding or dessert.

Sweetnoun

used as an affectionate form of address

‘hello, my sweet’;

Sweetnoun

the sweet part or element of something

‘you have had the bitter, now comes the sweet’;

Sweetnoun

the pleasures or delights found in something

‘the sweets of office’;

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