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In a spice grinder, coarsely grind the whole cloves. In a small saucepan, combine the ground cloves with the water and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat, cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Pour through a fine strainer into a jar. Add the sugar, cover and shake gently until dissolved. Refrigerate for up to 1 month.