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Verb: soft-soap  sóft sowp
  1. Persuade someone through flattery
     
  2. Use flattering talk on somebody
Noun: soft soap  sóft sowp
  1. Flattery designed to gain favour
    - blarney, coaxing, sweet talk
     
  2. A soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
    - green soap

Derived forms: soft-soaps, soft soaps, soft-soaped, soft-soaping

Type of: blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, flatter, flattery, inveigle, palaver, soap, sweet-talk, wheedle

Encyclopedia: Soft soap