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In a small saucepan, combine the sugar with the water and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderately low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Pour the syrup into a heatproof bowl and let cool to room temperature, then stir in the fresh lemon juice.
The syrup keeps indefinitely.