• WordNet 3.6
    • v sugarcoat cause to appear more pleasant or appealing "The mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts"
    • v sugarcoat coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
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In literature:

It is a pill that the Tolstois, the "communities" and the "Knights" of Labor can not sugarcoat.
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce

In news:

The Well Digger's Daughter Sugarcoats Everything, Even Leafy Greens.
There is no way to sugarcoat this one.
Much like the harried mother she plays on Desperate Housewives, the outspoken actress doesn't sugarcoat anything, not even the ins and outs of being a wife to actor William H Macy and mom to daughters Sophia, 10, and Georgia, 8.
How do you sugarcoat another in a series of games marked by some dreadful soccer.
No way to sugarcoat unhealthy drinks.
Is Pez Trying to Sugarcoat American History.
Season-ending report cards can't sugarcoat Spurs' collapse.
Pop doesn't sugarcoat defensive woes.
Rodriguez Doesn't Sugarcoat Rift With Jeter.
'Snow Cone Maker' app sugarcoats thankless job.
If you can say one good thing about Rock & Roll's most beloved asshole, Gene Simmons of KISS, it's that he never sugarcoats what he says, no matter how stupid.
Even general manager Brian Cashman, a staunch Burnett supporter, couldn't sugarcoat his latest effort.
No way to sugarcoat decision at Hostess.
Try though they might, the Chiefs are unable to find a way to sugarcoat their current predicament.
Whenever wide receiver recruits visit Nebraska, Kenny Bell doesn't try to sugarcoat the truth.