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  Definition of Confection
  1. the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
  2. a food rich in sugar
  3. make into a confection; "This medicine is home-confected"
Similar Words: concoction, sweet, confectionery, confect, comfit

 

Hyponyms: confiture, sweetmeat, candy, hardbake, chewing gum, gum, candied apple, candy apple, taffy apple, caramel apple, toffee apple, center, centre, comfit, maraschino, maraschino cherry, nonpareil

 

Derivational Morphology: concoct, cook up, confect, comfit, concoction

 

 
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