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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Pic perhaps soft-soaps the disintegration into violence and paranoia in the early '70s (with the Weather Underground one of several super-militant splinter groups), but pic maker Helen Garvey's status as an insider has given her unprecedented access to the others who were there.