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How to use softies in a sentence

Speaking generally, the boys were divided into two sets or rings—the "stand-patters" and the "softies."
MY LIFEJOSIAH FLYNT
The Sergeant looked at Marny, relaxed the scowl about his eyebrows, and smiled; such "softies" seemed rare to him.
THE UNDERDOGF. HOPKINSON SMITH
We'd be a pack of softies if we let Grandall and Murky, and the rest, get away, after all we know now!
THE AUTO BOYS' MYSTERYJAMES A. BRADEN
Do you want men up and down the State to laugh at you and jeer at you for a pack of softies and imbeciles?
JUDITH OF BLUE LAKE RANCHJACKSON GREGORY
All his Irish wit had left him, and he did not feel certain his fare were not softies.
AUSTRALIA REVENGEDBOOMERANG
After all, the Platform was a construction job and the men who worked on it were not softies.
SPACE PLATFORMMURRAY LEINSTER

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