smooth away

phrasal verb

smoothed away; smoothing away; smooths away also smoothes away
: to make (problems, difficulties, etc.) less serious : to remove (problems, difficulties, etc.)
We'll help smooth away any legal trouble.

Examples of smooth away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brasilia and Washington can set up a permanent working group to mitigate these points of friction and, little by little, smooth away potential tensions. Hussein Kalout, Foreign Affairs, 15 Mar. 2023 Before styling hair, opt for a nourishing hair serum like the Fekkai Brilliant Gloss Anti-Frizz Serum that will smooth away any flyways and keep hair looking shiny. Audrey Noble, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2023 The hyaluronic acid serum helped smooth away some of our fine lines within the eight-week testing period. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 4 Aug. 2023 Caffeine extract rejuvenates the skin with its tightening and firming properties, while apple and watermelon extracts smooth away the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 23 July 2023 Gentrification can sometimes smooth away the idiosyncrasies in favor of a luxurious monotony. Tom Robbins, Travel + Leisure, 25 June 2023 This cult classic argan oil treatment can be used on wet hair—or dab a tiny bit onto dry hair to smooth away flyaways. Margaux Anbouba, ELLE, 24 June 2023 In addition to an air concentrator, this device also comes with a comb attachment that smooths away frizz without causing extra damage. Angela Trakoshis, Allure, 14 June 2023 Bakuchiol teams up with fellow anti-agers niacinamide and hyaluronic acid to smooth away wrinkles, brighten and plump the skin, and pump up the hydration. Sophie Dweck,, 2 June 2023

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“Smooth away.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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