Definitions

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  • adj. superlative form of sweet: most sweet.

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Examples

  • When night was at its noon I heard a voice chanting the Koran in sweetest accents; but the tone thereof was weak; so I rose, glad to hear the silence broken, and followed the sound until I reached a closet whose door stood ajar.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The sight and sounds brought solace to my sprite; and I walked among the trees, and I smelt the breath of the flowers on the breeze; and heard the birdies sing their melodies hymning the One, the Almighty in sweetest litanies; and I looked upon the apple whose hue is parcel red and parcel yellow; as said the poet: —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But the last and best and sweetest is the ride by hill and dale

    Coast to Coast by Automobile

  • If he is on a green level country with blue hills on the horizon, then, especially in the early morning, is the call sweetest, most irresistible.

    Afoot in England

  • This he called the sweetest, and yet the most constraining of all motives of piety.

    The Spirit of St. Francis de Sales

  • The smile spread wider over Crouch's face, as though recalling the sweetest memory of his life.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The sweetest is the love of a mother for her baby.

    Girls to the Rescue

  • For of all dishes the sweetest is a joyful countenance and a happy face.

    Four Arthurian Romances

  • Now he sleeps what Socrates calls the sweetest slumber of all, if it be but dreamless, or, somewhere, he enjoys all new experience, with the lusty appetite of old.

    Lost Leaders

  • I began to suspect that was the only influence alive since the sun lights men to cheating and deviltry; and the moon recalls the sweetest remembrance and best hope.

    Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis

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