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sugar coating

noun as in frosting

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There was no sugar coating it, one senior Democratic strategist said.

There is no denying it, and there is no point in sugar-coating it.

The Ceremony sought to put an audacious sugar-coating to Russian history new and old.

So there was no sugar-coating; not much in the way of head-patting and lullabies.

In another letter from an Exalted Cyclops the sugar coating has largely disappeared.

There was no sugar-coating over the pill—no bright dialogue, no philosophy, no hint at a "moral lesson."

We get only a sugar coating which makes it easier to swallow certain fragments of information.

He had never seen Nature--only her surface--the sugar-coating that she shows to youth.

Bryce extracted a pill and put his nose to it, after scratching a little of the sugar coating away.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sugar-coat, such as: mull, candy, sugar, add sweetening, candy-coat, and make sweet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.