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Puree vs. Sauce

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Pureenoun

A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid.

‘Tomato sauce is generally a puree.’;

Saucenoun

A liquid (often thickened) condiment or accompaniment to food.

‘apple sauce; mint sauce’;

Pureenoun

A type of unleavened bread from South Asia.

Saucenoun

Tomato sauce (similar to US tomato ketchup), as in:

‘[meat] pie and [tomato] sauce’;

Pureeverb

To crush or grind food into a puree.

Saucenoun

Alcohol, booze.

‘Maybe you should lay off the sauce.’;

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Pureenoun

A dish made by boiling any article of food to a pulp and rubbing it through a sieve; as, a purée of fish, or of potatoes; especially, a soup the thickening of which is so treated.

Saucenoun

(bodybuilding) Anabolic steroids.

Pureenoun

food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender

Saucenoun

(art) A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.

Pureeverb

rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender;

‘puree the vegetables for the baby’;

Saucenoun

(internet slang) lang=en, often used when requesting the source of an image or other posted material.

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Saucenoun

(dated) Cheek; impertinence; backtalk; sass.

Saucenoun

Vegetables.

Saucenoun

Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.

Sauceverb

To add sauce to; to season.

Sauceverb

To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate.

Sauceverb

To make poignant; to give zest, flavour or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.

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Sauceverb

(colloquial) To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.

Saucenoun

A composition of condiments and appetizing ingredients eaten with food as a relish; especially, a dressing for meat or fish or for puddings; as, mint sauce; sweet sauce, etc.

‘High sauces and rich spices fetched from the Indies.’;

Saucenoun

Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.

‘Roots, herbs, vine fruits, and salad flowers . . . they dish up various ways, and find them very delicious sauce to their meats, both roasted and boiled, fresh and salt.’;

Saucenoun

Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc.

Saucenoun

Sauciness; impertinence.

Saucenoun

A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.

Sauceverb

To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor.

Sauceverb

To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate; hence, to cover, mingle, or dress, as if with sauce; to make an application to.

‘Earth, yield me roots;Who seeks for better of thee, sauce his palateWith thy most operant poison!’;

Sauceverb

To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.

‘Then fell she to sauce her desires with threatenings.’; ‘Thou sayest his meat was sauced with thy upbraidings.’;

Sauceverb

To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.

‘I'll sauce her with bitter words.’;

Saucenoun

flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food

Sauceverb

behave saucy or impudently towards

Sauceverb

dress (food) with a relish

Sauceverb

add zest or flavor to, make more interesting;

‘sauce the roast’;

Sauce

In cooking, a sauce is a liquid, cream, or semi-solid food, served on or used in preparing other foods. Most sauces are not normally consumed by themselves; they add flavor, moisture, and visual appeal to a dish.

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