Definitions

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  • adjective poetic as sweet or attractive as a flower

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Examples

  • The youngest ones, rosy fatlings in their mothers 'arms, or sleeping lightly in the flower-sweet air, seemed natural enough, save that they never cried.

    Herland

  • Her mouth closed down upon his, flower-sweet, petal-light, and was withdrawn.

    Success A Novel

  • Their very hair was laden with odor, their fingers flower-sweet, their minds took on the many colors of their exquisite surroundings.

    The Man Between: An International Romance

  • Mrs. Marne smiled at Mary across the flower-sweet table.

    Captivating Mary Carstairs

  • And happening to glance across the flower-sweet table at the moment, he was adroitly detached and re-attached by the superbly "finished" Miss Avery.

    Queed

  • She leaned over him, and he felt as in a dream the old potential charm of her flower-sweet breath and glowing beauty.

    An Algonquin Maiden A Romance of the Early Days of Upper Canada

  • The youngest ones, rosy fatlings in their mothers 'arms, or sleeping lightly in the flower-sweet air, seemed natural enough, save that they never cried.

    Herland

  • Her yellow curls were against his cheek, and her breath was flower-sweet in his face.

    At the Foot of the Rainbow

  • No matter what the later experiences or mistakes may be, the whole conception of this side of life cannot sink so low as might be the case if there were not this flower-sweet background.

    The Renewal of Life; How and When to Tell the Story to the Young

  • Their very hair was laden with odor, their fingers flower-sweet, their minds took on the many colors of their exquisite surroundings.

    The Man Between, an International Romance

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