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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An outer layer of sweetness; Also: Thing used to make something else considered unpleasant or disagreeable seem attractive or palatable

Usage examples (34)
  • Sarah Palin is a genius at sugar-coating the hate.
  • There is no sugar-coating the loss of a loved one.
  • Eye candy can work like sugar-coating the medicine.
  • "There's no sugar-coating, but it's very effective." for more
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