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

2 senses of sugarcoat

Sense 1
sugarcoat, glaze, candy -- (coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze)
       => sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate -- (make sweeter in taste)

Sense 2
sugarcoat -- (cause to appear more pleasant or appealing; "The mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts")
       => spin -- (twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing")

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