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soft-pedals

verb
present tense third-person singular of soft-pedal

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to reduce in apparent importance
  • she politely tries to soft-pedal her accomplishments when talking to less fortunate people

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soft pedals

noun
plural of soft pedal

Synonyms of soft pedals (Entry 2 of 2)

as in mufflers, softeners

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“Soft-pedals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soft-pedals. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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