• (adjective): Characterized by or containing sugar: sugary foods.
  • (adjective): Tasting or looking like sugar.
  • (adjective): Excessively or cloyingly sweet: sugary compliments; a sugary smile.

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  • (adjective): containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"

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  • As Halloween rolls gustily around the corner, some of us might wax nostalgic for the hallowed eves of yore -- when we ate our weight in sugary sweets, dressed up in uncomfortable costumes and listened to stories that we knew would give us nightmares.

  • Cut the calories you are consuming in sugary beverages, says registered dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner.

  • Do we feel bad because indulging in sugary goodness is not good for our physical well-being?

  • For the salad recipe I add two large pinches of sugar, just a bit to allow onions to give up their sharpness and to mellow in sugary juices.

  • Colombia, ruled by military and social dictator General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla, played down the true events and Velasco’s vastly publicized story had a certain sugary taste.

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