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Noun: sweetening  swee-t(u)-ning
  1. Something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
    - sweetener
  2. An improvement that makes something more agreeable
    - enhancement
  3. The act of adding a sweetener to food
Verb: sweeten  swee-t(u)n
  1. Make sweeter in taste
    - dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate
  2. Make more pleasant or agreeable
    "sweeten a deal";
    - sugar

Derived forms: sweetenings

Type of: alter, change, change taste, flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], improvement, modify, seasoner, seasoning

Antonym: acidulate

Encyclopedia: Sweetening