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English noun: confect

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


Synonymscandy


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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