Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun soft_soap

2 senses of soft soap

Sense 1
blarney, coaxing, soft soap, sweet talk -- (flattery designed to gain favor)
       => flattery -- (excessive or insincere praise)

Sense 2
soft soap, green soap -- (a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases)
       => soap -- (a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb soft_soap

2 senses of soft-soap

Sense 1
soft-soap -- (persuade someone through flattery)
       => wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle -- (influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along")

Sense 2
soft-soap -- (use flattering talk on somebody)
       => flatter, blandish -- (praise somewhat dishonestly)

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