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candy-coat

See definition of candy-coat on Dictionary.com
  • as insugarcoat
  • as insweeten

synonyms for candy-coat

  • alleviate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • soothe
  • add sugar
  • add sweetening
  • make more appealing
  • make sweet
  • soften up
See also synonyms for: candy-coated
  • mull
  • candy
  • sugar
  • add sweetening
  • make sweet
  • make toothsome
  • sugar-coat

antonyms for candy-coat

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  • agitate
  • incite
  • upset
  • worry
  • salt
  • sour
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How to use candy-coat in a sentence

He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
You don't mind staying here in the sunshine, I hope, while my coat dries?
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He scratched his head in vexation, sat down, and as he did so, saw that his coat hung also upon the chair.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I queried; and as I asked the question I noticed for the first time the gilt bars on his coat sleeve.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"It will go through, if I live," calmly replied Harry, as he carefully concealed the message in the lining of his coat.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
At home Liszt doesn't wear his long abb's coat, but a short one, in which he looks much more artistic.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The large vaults constructed under the Hall in 1875 coat about £4,000.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The poor dandy showed a pair of straight coat-tails instanter, and the whole table joined in a "tremenjous" roar.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In two or three minutes Rosemary appeared once more, without her hat and coat, to say that "Angel" had not yet come back.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CANDY-COAT

  • add sugar
  • add sweetening
  • alleviate
  • candy-coat
  • make more appealing
  • make sweet
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • soften up
  • soothe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.