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Synonyms for sugarcoat

to make superficially more acceptable or appealing

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

Synonyms for sugarcoat

coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

cause to appear more pleasant or appealing

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If this story gets any more sugarcoated, Daly is going to have it for breakfast before heading to the first tee at 10:10 this morning to try to begin a final-round rally from a tie for fifth place, eight shots behind leader Mike Weir.
However, in contrast to today's often sugarcoated gay characters, the future will include both heroes and villains who are gay.
He also knew that topologically it is equivalent to a sugarcoated doughnut from which three bites have been taken.
His occasional allusion to the environmental (and aesthetic) damage caused by unchecked consumerism taints his work's sugarcoated surface with a subtly bitter aftertaste, frustrating our comfortable indulgence.
Cobb doesn't want his life sugarcoated, but he's not quite ready to face the full truth either.
Also, your sugarcoated comments will work against you and your associates because management will assume your manager is doing a great job.
The program, the second-most-watched show on the Cartoon Network, features sugarcoated dynamic divas who keep their city of Townsville safe from a vast array of comically evil forces.
Jim Ritts sugarcoated everything, and it made me very leery.
I'd be much more concerned about someone saying, `This is a real sugarcoated, shallow thing that you've done' than someone saying, `You've been offensive and gone too far,' '' concluded composer Alan Menken, who's won a total of eight Oscars for his work on ``Little Mermaid,'' ``Beauty and the Beast,'' ``Aladdin'' and ``Pocahontas.