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Later that year, Buzzfeed News revealed that Yiannapoulos had been secretly working with a range of white supremacists, including staffers at Daily Stormer and American Renaissance, to soft pedal their ideas into the mainstream.
View 75 Photos There’s nothing wrong with the Pathfinder’s braking performance, but there’s nothing confidence inspiring about its soft pedal feel, either.
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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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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