soft soap

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Synonyms for soft soap

excessive, ingratiating praise

to persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery

to compliment excessively and ingratiatingly

Synonyms for soft soap

flattery designed to gain favor

a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils


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You are soft-soaped about how everyone is happier and healthier in this group and when you get more involved in it, it gets harder to leave.
And we must pray that shareholders who attend Wednesday evening's annual general meeting, do not allow themselves to be soft-soaped by spin about the region's current plight.
I am conscious of the fact that in the emotion-charged atmosphere of any sporting contest spur-of-the-moment comments which are later regretted can be made,' soft-soaped ACB chief Malcolm Speed.
Police are hunting a grey-haired granny who has soft-soaped her way to thousands of pounds worth of bed and board.