desugar

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desugar

(diːˈʃʊɡə)
vb (tr)
to rewrite (computer code) in a more refined and concise form; to remove all unnecessary syntactical elements from (computer code)
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By building on JavaScript, TypeScript keeps you close to the runtime you're targeting while adding only the syntactic sugar necessary to support large applications and large teams.
When your language is nowhere near Turing-complete, syntactic sugar can be your friend.
Groovy is peachy here, too, because its syntax is based on Java's, with just a spoonful of syntactic sugar to help the medicine go down.