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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause to appear more pleasant or appealing;

Usage examples (41)
  • The mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts
  • Verb (used with object) : to sugarcoat a pill. ,There was no way to sugarcoat the bad news
  • The memo about pressure from Staudt to "sugarcoat" Bush's evaluations is dated Aug. 18, 1973.
  • Marziano said he didn't want to "sugarcoat" the multimillion-dollar expense. for more
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