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sugarcoat

verb

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to talk about or describe (something) in a way that makes it seem more pleasant or acceptable than it is
  • textbooks that sugarcoat history
  • She has very strong opinions, and she doesn't try to sugarcoat them.

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The first known use of sugarcoat was in 1858

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“Sugarcoat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sugarcoat. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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