honied


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hon·ied

 (hŭn′ēd)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of honey.
adj.
Variant of honeyed.
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honied

(ˈhʌnɪd)
adj
a variant spelling of honeyed
ˈhoniedly adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.honied - with honey added
sugary - containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"
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'You must have known that it was not my way to flatter and talk soft nonsense, or even to speak the admiration that I felt; and that a single word or glance of mine meant more than the honied phrases and fervent protestations of most other men.'
His had not been the victory of honied falsehoods, of suave deceit, of gentle but legalised robbery.
On such an evening Antonio could do nothing but converse of my absent friend; he dwelt on the indescribable grace of your person, the lustre of your eye, and the vermilion of your lips, until exhausted language could furnish no more epithets of rapture: then the transition to your mind was natural and easy; and it was while listening to his honied accents that I thought my Julia herself was talking.