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soft-soaped

verb
past tense of soft-soap

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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

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“Soft-soaped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soft-soaped. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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