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soft' soap'




1. Informal.persuasive talk; flattery: to use soft soap to get one's way.
2. the semifluid soap produced when potassium hydroxide is used in the saponification of a fat or an oil.

soft-soap



Pronunciation: (sôft'sōp', soft'-), [key]
v.t.
1. Informal.to cajole; flatter.
2. to apply soft soap to.

v.i.
to use soft soap in washing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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