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English verb: sugarcoat

1. sugarcoat (perception) coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze


Synonymscandy, glaze


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten

2. sugarcoat (communication) cause to appear more pleasant or appealing


SamplesThe mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)spin









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