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Synonyms for confection
kənˈfɛk ʃəncon·fec·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    sweetmeat, sugarplum, cake, condiment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweet, confectionnoun

    a food rich in sugar

    Synonyms:
    sweet, concoction, sugariness, dessert, sweetness, afters

  2. confection, concoctionverb

    the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components

    Synonyms:
    sweet, concoction, mixture, intermixture

  3. confect, confection, comfitverb

    make into a confection

    "This medicine is home-confected"

    Synonyms:
    comfit, confect

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    sweetmeat, confect, comfit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confection":

    confectionery, confectionary, size

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#6697mixture
#10939dessert
#24371confectionery
#25334sweetness
#53751condiment
#61883concoction
#70934confectionary
#81698confection
#142669afters
#142727sugarplum

How to use confection in a sentence?

  1. Jean Shafiroff:

    [I] went in the bathroom and changed into this big polka dot confection. I think they all thought I was off to a costume party – or something crazy when I left that group.

  2. James Baldwin:

    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.

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