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  • as incompassionate
  • as incounterfeit
  • as inforbearing
  • as inlenient

synonyms for soft-shell

  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • humane
  • merciful
  • sympathetic
  • warm
  • warmhearted
  • forbearing
  • pitying
  • sparing
  • tender
  • understanding
  • all heart
  • being big
  • bleeding-heart
  • commiserative
  • going easy on
  • humanitarian
  • indulgent
  • kindhearted
  • kindly
  • lenient
  • living with
  • old softie
  • piteous
  • responsive
  • softhearted
  • tenderhearted
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antonyms for soft-shell

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  • cold
  • cool
  • cruel
  • inhumane
  • malevolent
  • mean
  • merciless
  • uncaring
  • unfeeling
  • unfriendly
  • unkind
  • unsympathetic
  • intolerant
  • hard
  • harsh
  • hateful
  • indifferent
  • tyrannous
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How to use soft-shell in a sentence

And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Off flew the shell, seven miles it flew; over the Turkish Army from one sea into another.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The delicious soft rains set in early, promising a good grain year.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Fancy that enormous shell dropping suddenly out of the blue on to a ship's deck swarming with troops!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A child's preference for the mother's singing is, perhaps, a half reminiscence of the soft-low tones of the lullaby.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The patch of soft green that I knew for the cottonwoods Rutter had spoken of drew my roving gaze whether I would or no.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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