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English noun: confect

1. confect (food) a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts


Broader (hypernym)confection, sweet

Narrower (hyponym)all-day sucker, bonbon, brandyball, brittle, butterscotch, candy bar, candy cane, candy corn, candy kiss, candyfloss, caramel, carob bar, chocolate truffle, cotton candy, dragee, dragee, Easter egg, fondant, fudge, gumdrop, hard candy, honey crisp, horehound, jelly bean, jelly egg, kiss, licorice, Life Saver, liquorice, lollipop, lozenge, marchpane, marshmallow, marzipan, mint, mint candy, nougat, nougat bar, nut bar, patty, peanut bar, popcorn ball, praline, rock, rock candy, rock candy, spun sugar, sucker, sugar candy, sugarplum, taffy, toffee, toffy, truffle, Turkish Delight

English verb: confect

1. confect (creation) make or construct

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce

2. confect (creation) make into a confection

SamplesThis medicine is home-confected.

Synonymscomfit, confection

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together

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