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soft–soap

verb

Definition of SOFT-SOAP

1
to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery <she cunningly soft-soaped her parents into letting her go on the trip>
2
to praise too much <shrewd voters who know when a politician is trying to soft-soap them>

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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