Candy-coat - definition of candy-coat by The Free Dictionary
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To minimize the unpleasantness of; sugarcoat.
References in periodicals archive
You cannot candy-coat
it," Abbott said at a news conference.
Top violinist Andre Rieu "There is no way to candy-coat
this sort of thing.
and what better way to honour our own children, than by arming them with truth, rather than the the fanciful thinking of those who are determined to candy-coat