HyperDic: sugarcoat

English > 2 senses of the word sugarcoat:
VERBperceptionsugarcoat, glaze, candycoat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
communicationsugarcoatcause to appear more pleasant or appealing
English > sugarcoat: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningcoat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsglaze, candy
Broadersweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcoratemake sweeter in taste / taste
Spanishglasear
English > sugarcoat: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause to appear more pleasant or appealing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts"
BroaderspinTwist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation
Spanishendulzar

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