Her smoothing over of things was an almost continuous performance, and had to be.
She got slowly to her feet, smoothing over and over one side of her skirt with a strange automatic gesture.
The only possible way of smoothing over an episode of this kind is for the guilty man to grovel.
For instance things were smoothing over already between her and me again and I no longer felt quite so irked.
"One inference is plain enough," said Mr Guppling, smoothing over the suggestion.
The respective husbands had succeeded in smoothing over the difficulty, which was subsequently ignored.
Who but Jack would take such means of smoothing over unpleasant facts?
Have ready large clam or scallop shells, Crisco on inside and fill with clam mixture, smoothing over with silver knife blade.
During his residence in Switzerland he watched zealously over its interests, smoothing over difficulties in the Diet to avoid war.