First Known Use of soft-pedal
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This isn’t a soft pedaled version of wartime service but a cold, devastating self-examination of the decidedly personal costs of war.
This is a two-part skill; his superb legato (or connected articulation) on the keyboard was heightened by skillful deployment of both the sustaining and the soft pedal.
Braking engages with a soft pedal on initial engagement and follows through with a secure and absolutely flat stop.
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First Known Use of soft pedal
SOFT-PEDAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soft-pedal for English Language Learners
: to treat or describe (something) as less important than it really is
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