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"'From the fact that honey appears bitter to some and sweet to others Democritus concluded that it is neither sweet nor bitter, Heraclitus that it is both.' This report from Sextus Empiricus (PH 11.63) testifies that arguments from conflicting appearances came early to the repertoire of philosophy. --"Conflicting Appearances" (1979) by Myles Burnyeat

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  1. A viscous, sweet fluid produced from plant nectar by bees; a variety of this substance.
  2. A thing likened to honey for its sweetness, desirability, etc.
    1595 Shakespeare, William, Romeo and Juliet, Act 5, Scene 3, lines 91-93:
    • O my love, my wife! / Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath / Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty."
  3. A term of affection.
    Honey, would you take out the trash?
  4. An attractive woman
    Man, there are some fine honeys here tonight!
  5. A spectrum of pale yellow to brownish-yellow colour, like that of most types of (the sweet substance) honey.

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