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- (sometimes derogatory) Made sweet or saccharine.
1998, John D. Seelye, Memory's nation: the place of Plymouth Rock, page 21:
- They have become democratized into an item of popular consumption, perhaps a more gritty comestible than the candified menu served up in Disneyland's version of the American past...
2008 March 15, Bernard Holland, “Ravel: A Bit Wicked, a Bit Nostalgic”, in New York Times:
- A minor misfortune of Ravel’s legacy is the relative obscurity of his best piano pieces and the prominence of their candified orchestral versions.