HyperDic: edulcorate

English > 1 sense of the word edulcorate:
VERBperceptionedulcorate, sweeten, dulcify, dulcoratemake sweeter in taste / taste
English > edulcorate: 1 sense > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake sweeter in taste / taste.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssweeten, dulcify, dulcorate
Narrowerhoneysweeten with honey
mullheat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink
sugar, saccharifysweeten with sugar
sugarcoat, glaze, candycoat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
Broaderchange tasteAlter the flavor of
Oppositesour, acidify, acidulate, acetifymake sour or more sour
Spanishazucarar, confitar, dulcificarse, edulcorar, endulzarse, endulzar
Catalanconfitar, dulcificar-se, edulcorar, endolcir-se, endolcir, ensucrar

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