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Definition of honeyed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of words) soft and intended to please, but often not sincere She spoke in honeyed tones. “Of course I love you, darling,” she said in honeyed tones.
  2. 2tasting or smelling like honey, or having the color of honey We sniffed the honeyed air. The walls are made of a honeyed stone.
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