What is the opposite of sour?

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Adjective
(sweet) Opposite of having an acid taste like lemon or vinegar
“One popular sweet dish is a pancake made of mashed plantains that have been deep-fried in palm oil.”
Adjective
(bland) Opposite of having an acid taste like lemon or vinegar
“The dish was too bland, lacked flavor, and the aloe seemed not entirely fresh.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or expressing resentment, disappointment, or anger
“Despite her dreadful circumstances, she had a cheery disposition.”
Adjective
Opposite of made rancid by fermentation, etc.
“They sat on the open deck, using a battened hatchway as a table, and feasted on fresh produce purchased on the quay.”
Adjective
Opposite of displeasing to one's senses
“Envy is not a pleasurable emotion nor one that human beings will attempt to modulate.”
Adjective
Opposite of of a poor or substandard level or quality
“I was pleased that this was an acceptable solution for everyone, and it was certainly better than no therapy at all.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a witty, sarcastic or cynical nature or edge
“Why can't you give me a straight answer to a straight question?”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
“After a tumultuous period of torrential rainfall, the air has been surprisingly calm and pleasant.”
Adjective
Opposite of not friendly
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Opposite of sharp-tasting or sour
Adjective
Opposite of disposed to being angry or irritable
Adjective
Opposite of disposed to complaining, especially in a petulant or whining manner
Adjective
Opposite of relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or showing anger, hurt, or resentment
“I would, however, be grateful if in view of everything I have written, you would now see your way clear to modifying your present logo.”
Adjective
Opposite of suffering from decay or decomposition
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Opposite of unpalatable to taste
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Opposite of feeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly
Adjective
Opposite of old, decayed
Adjective
Opposite of spoiled
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Opposite of having an unpleasant odor
Adjective
Opposite of very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
“Reading Robinson Crusoe gave me a firm conviction that I should be cast away on a beautiful island with a beach to kill for.”
Adjective
Opposite of very poor or bad
Adjective
Opposite of somber or sedate in nature
Adjective
Opposite of full of anger or hatred
“Their mother was at the center of their world and her warm loving nature provided a sense of security despite the lack of a father.”
Adjective
Opposite of disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed
Adjective
Opposite of containing, consisting of, or producing harsh, unpleasant or discordant sounds
Verb
Opposite of to make, or become, sour in taste
“A few bodegas sweeten their wines with fortified Moscatel but this tends to produce a rather obvious, aromatic, grapey style of sherry.”
Verb
Opposite of to spoil or go bad
“The bananas grown for export are suitable for being picked when only two-thirds ripe, and continue to ripen during shipment.”
Verb
Opposite of to damage, ruin, spoil or mar
“Line personnel is a powerful and important resource when we think of ways to improve the relationship between police and citizens.”
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(reconcile) Opposite of to become, or cause to become, bitter or disenchanted
“It was time for the brothers to kiss and make up, and also for Owen to reconcile his relationship with Davey.”
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(aid) Opposite of to become, or cause to become, bitter or disenchanted
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Opposite of prove harmful or destructive to
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Opposite of to become sour or tainted
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Opposite of to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Opposite of to cause to feel less close or friendly
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Opposite of to cause to feel less close, friendly or caring
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