New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: sweetener · sweater · sweeper · sweet · sweetie · sweetly · swelter · sweeten up · sweet pea · sweetcorn
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sweeten

1 verb make sweeter in taste TRANSITIVEblas milis a chur armilsigh verbto sweeten tea blas milis a chur ar an tae, siúcra a chur sa tae, siúcra a chur ar an taeit was sweetened with honey cuireadh mil ann lena dhéanamh milis 2 (also sweeten up) verb informal flatter or bribe (sb) TRANSITIVEmeall verb  c m uplámás a dhéanamh leto sweeten sb up duine a mhealladh
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3 verb make (deal) more attractive TRANSITIVEshe tried to sweeten the deal rinne sí iarracht an margadh a dhéanamh níos tarraingtí 4 verb freshen TRANSITIVEúraigh verb  c m ucumhraigh verb  c m uit sweetens the breath cumhraíonn sé an anáil, cuireann sé boladh cumhra le d'anáilthey sweeten the air cuireann siad boladh breá san aer