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  • as ingloss
  • as iniron out
  • as inpacify
  • as instill

synonyms for smooth over

  • soft pedal
  • belie
  • camouflage
  • deacon
  • disguise
  • doctor
  • explain
  • extenuate
  • falsify
  • gloss over
  • hide
  • justify
  • mask
  • misrepresent
  • palliate
  • rationalize
  • sugarcoat
  • varnish
  • veil
  • veneer
  • white
  • whiten
  • whitewash
  • cover up

antonyms for smooth over

MOST RELEVANT
  • expose
  • open
  • reveal
  • show
  • strip
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • clear up
  • dull
  • explain
  • misinform
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How to use smooth over in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
After we had passed over this desert, we found several garisons to defend the caravans from the violence of the Tartars.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Everything is topsy-turvy in Europe according to our moral ideas, and they don't have what we call "men" over here.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SMOOTH OVER

  • belie
  • camouflage
  • cover up
  • deacon
  • disguise
  • doctor
  • explain
  • extenuate
  • falsify
  • gloss over
  • hide
  • justify
  • mask
  • misrepresent
  • palliate
  • rationalize
  • smooth over
  • soft pedal
  • sugarcoat
  • varnish
  • veil
  • veneer
  • white
  • whiten
  • whitewash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.