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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea.

2. (v.) To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship.

3. (v.) To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper.

4. (v.) To make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life.

5. (v.) To soften to the eye; to make delicate.

6. (v.) To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air.

7. (v.) To make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils.

8. (v.) To restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat.

9. (v. i.) To become sweet.


'Over against his House'
... 'Every man over against his house' is the principle I desire to commend to you as
going a long way to solve the problem of how to sweeten the foul life of our ...
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The Seventh Season,
... We have choice helps in the Gospel to keep our hearts from sinful motions
against our enemies, and to sweeten our embittered spirits. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/vii the seventh season.htm

Of the First Covenant.
... threatening to that law and command, and so turns it to the nature of a voluntary
covenant and agreement, whereby he doth mitigate and sweeten his authority ...
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Marah; Or, the Bitter Waters Sweetened
... Whence should this man have water to give them to drink? How could he sweeten Marah? ...
To sweeten a fountain"is that more difficult than to cleanse a sea? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/marah or the bitter waters.htm

... Cant 1:1. They are a Christian's festival; they are the golden pot and the manna,
they are so sweet, that they make everything else sweet: sweeten health and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watson/a body of divinity/8 joy.htm

... He cannot take comfort in worldly blessings, health, estate, relations; he wants
that inward peace, which should be a sauce to sweeten his comforts. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watson/a body of divinity/7 peace.htm

To the Right Honourable the Earl of Lichfield.
... 10. 'Twas given, to make a civet of their song. Obscene, and sweeten ordure
to perfume. Wit, a true Pagan, deifies the brute,. And ...
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Never! Never! Never! Never! Never!
... possesses real power. Cast this divine tree into the bitter waters of
your Marah, and learn how it will sweeten them. Take this ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 8 1863/never never never never never.htm

The Next Season
... This will prepare you for whatever may take place. This will so sweeten your
temper and calm your mind as to secure you against surprises. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/flavel/on keeping the heart/viii the next season.htm

The Excellencies of the Saints' Rest.
... were written on it! And will not, then, the death and blood of our Lord
everlastingly sweeten our possessed glory? As we write down ...
/.../baxter/the saints everlasting rest/chapter iii the excellencies of.htm

Sweeten (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea. ...
3. (v.) To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper. ...
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Sweet (147 Occurrences)
... 13. (n.) One who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment. 14. (adv.)
Sweetly. 15. (vt) To sweeten. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SWEET CANE. ...
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Assuage (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vi) To abate or subside. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ASSUAGE. a-swaj'
(the King James Version Asswage):Lit,. "sweeten," "soften down"; then, "mitigate ...
/a/assuage.htm - 7k

Honey (62 Occurrences)
... complimentary; to fawn. 5. (vt) To make agreeable; to cover or sweeten with, or
as with, honey. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HONEY. hun'-i ...
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Sweeter (4 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Sweeten (3 Occurrences)

Job 20:12 Though he doth sweeten evil in his mouth, Doth hide it under his tongue,

Job 24:20 Forget him doth the womb, Sweeten 'on' him doth the worm, No more is he remembered, And broken as a tree is wickedness.

Psalms 55:14 When together we sweeten counsel, Into the house of God we walk in company.



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