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Sweet vs. Sweat

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Sweetadjective

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

‘a sweet apple’;

Sweatnoun

Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.

Sweetadjective

Having a taste of sugar.

Sweatnoun

A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).

Sweetadjective

Containing a sweetening ingredient.

Sweatnoun

(historical) The sweating sickness.

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Sweetadjective

(wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.

‘Sweet wines are better dessert wines.’;

Sweatnoun

Moisture issuing from any substance.

‘the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack’;

Sweetadjective

Not having a salty taste.

‘sweet butter’;

Sweatnoun

A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant smell.

‘a sweet scent’;

Sweatnoun

(uncountable) Hard work; toil.

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Sweetadjective

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

‘sweet milk’;

Sweatverb

(intransitive) To emit sweat.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant sound.

‘a sweet tune’;

Sweatverb

(transitive) To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire.

‘His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.’;

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasing disposition.

‘a sweet child’;

Sweatverb

To work hard.

‘I've been sweating over my essay all day.’;

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Sweetadjective

Having a helpful disposition.

‘It was sweet of him to help out.’;

Sweatverb

To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.

‘to sweat a spendthrift’; ‘to sweat labourers’;

Sweetadjective

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

‘sweet soil’; ‘sweet crude oil’;

Sweatverb

To worry.

Sweetadjective

(informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.

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

Sweatverb

To worry about (something).

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.’;

Sweatverb

(transitive) To emit, in the manner of sweat.

‘to sweat blood’;

Sweetadjective

(obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.

‘sweet water’;

Sweatverb

(intransitive) To emit moisture.

‘The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it.’;

Sweetadjective

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

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

Sweatverb

To solder (a pipe joint) together.

Sweetadverb

In a sweet manner.

Sweatverb

To stress out.

‘Stop sweatin' me!’;

Sweetnoun

(uncountable) The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

Sweatverb

To cook slowly in shallow oil without browning.

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatverb

To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.

Sweetnoun

A food eaten for dessert.

‘Can we see the sweet menu, please?’;

Sweatverb

To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.

Sweetnoun

sweetheart; darling.

Sweatverb

Fig.: To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.

‘He 'd have the poets sweat.’;

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatverb

To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatverb

To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.

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.

Sweatverb

To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude.

‘It made her not a drop for sweat.’; ‘With exercise she sweat ill humors out.’;

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.’;

Sweatverb

To unite by heating, after the application of soldier.

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.’;

Sweatverb

To get something advantageous, as money, property, or labor from (any one), by exaction or oppression; as, to sweat a spendthrift; to sweat laborers.

‘The only use of it [money] which is interdicted is to put it in circulation again after having diminished its weight by "sweating", or otherwise, because the quantity of metal contains is no longer consistent with its impression.’;

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.’;

Sweatnoun

The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing some fatty acids and mineral matter; perspiration. See Perspiration.

‘In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread.’;

Sweetadjective

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

Sweatnoun

The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery.

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.

Sweatnoun

Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.

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.’;

Sweatnoun

The sweating sickness.

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatnoun

A short run by a race horse in exercise.

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatnoun

salty fluid secreted by sweat glands;

‘sweat poured off his brow’;

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.’;

Sweatnoun

agitation resulting from active worry;

‘don't get in a stew’; ‘he's in a sweat about exams’;

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatnoun

condensation of moisture on a cold surface;

‘the cold glasses were streaked with sweat’;

Sweetadverb

Sweetly.

Sweatnoun

use of physical or mental energy; hard work;

‘he got an A for effort’; ‘they managed only with great exertion’;

Sweetverb

To sweeten.

Sweatverb

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin;

‘Exercise makes one sweat’;

Sweetnoun

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

Sweatnoun

moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, typically in profuse quantities as a reaction to heat, physical exertion, fever, or fear

‘beads of sweat broke out on her brow’;

Sweetnoun

a dish served as the last course of a meal

Sweatnoun

an instance or period of being covered with sweat

‘we'd all worked up a sweat in spite of the cold’; ‘even thinking about him made me break out in a sweat’;

Sweetnoun

a food rich in sugar

Sweatnoun

a state of flustered anxiety or distress

‘I don't believe he'd get into such a sweat about a girl’;

Sweetnoun

the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

Sweatnoun

hard work; effort

‘computer graphics take a lot of the sweat out of animation’;

Sweetnoun

the property of containing sugar

Sweatnoun

a laborious task or undertaking

‘helping to run the meeting was a bit of a sweat’;

Sweetadjective

having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

Sweatnoun

another term for sweatsuit or sweatpants

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’;

Sweatnoun

denoting loose casual garments made of thick, fleecy cotton

‘sweat tops and bottoms’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the ear;

‘the dulcet tones of the cello’;

Sweatverb

exude sweat

‘he was sweating profusely’;

Sweetadjective

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

Sweatverb

get rid of something from the body by exuding sweat

‘a well-hydrated body sweats out waste products more efficiently’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the senses;

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

Sweatverb

cause (a person or animal) to exude sweat by exercise or exertion

‘cold as it was, the climb had sweated him’;

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the mind or feeling;

‘sweet revenge’;

Sweatverb

(of food or an object) ooze or exude beads of moisture on to its surface

‘cheese stored at room temperature will quickly begin to sweat’;

Sweetadjective

having a natural fragrance;

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

Sweatverb

(of a person) exert a great deal of strenuous effort

‘I've sweated over this for six months’;

Sweetadjective

(used of wines) having a sweet taste

Sweatverb

(of a person) be or remain in a state of extreme anxiety, typically for a prolonged period

‘if we let them sweat for a week, they'll be a lot more cooperative’;

Sweetadjective

not soured or preserved;

‘sweet milk’;

Sweatverb

worry about (something)

‘he's not going to have a lot of time to sweat the details’;

Sweetadjective

with sweetening added

Sweatverb

heat (chopped vegetables) slowly in a pan with a small amount of fat, so that they cook in their own juices

‘sweat the celery and onions with olive oil and seasoning’;

Sweetadjective

not having a salty taste;

‘sweet water’;

Sweatverb

(of chopped vegetables) be cooked slowly in a pan with a small amount of fat

‘let the chopped onion sweat gently for five minutes’;

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’;

Sweatverb

subject (metal) to surface melting, especially to fasten or join by solder without a soldering iron

‘the tyre is sweated on to the wooden parts’;

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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