smooth out


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Verb1.smooth out - free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negotiations"
disembarrass, rid, free - relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"
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w>smooth out

vt sep (= make smooth) crease, surfaceglätten; (fig) difficulty, differencesausräumen, aus dem Weg räumen
References in classic literature ?
The count, forgetting to smooth out the smile on his face, looked into the distance straight before him, down the narrow open space, holding the snuffbox in his hand but not taking any.
Auty recommends "only nibbling" here and waiting for the next three to five trading sessions to see if it posts any big down days like we saw yesterday "to flush out any remaining volatility." Investors should not try to bottom pick stocks, but rather average into positions to smooth out some of the volatility, the analyst recommends.
With-profits are long-term savings products which aim to smooth out stock market volatility by holding back returns in good years and paying them out in bad ones.