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  • adj. comparative form of soft: more soft


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  • LICHTER: You know, Howie, everything's moved in the direction of what we call softer news, but the difference between "Nightline" and everybody else is still there, and I think what we've just been hearing is that once upon a time the network's executives were willing to take a little less profit in return for the prestige of the kind of thing ...

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2002

  • The newer pumpkins, in softer earth tones of roasted coffee and autumn leaves and earth greens, are actually more attractive than the old ones.

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  • Their cr? mes have no chemicals or artificial preservatives and will leave your skin softer, smoother, hydrated, and well-nourished.?

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  • Older ladies with white or grey hair who dress in softer colors look so regal and lovely.

    Older Women and Virtue

  • Cal is usually used more in softer cement applications as in mortar for garden walls or for stucco.

    formula for mixing cement?

  • It came down to two par 5s that played entirely different in softer, cooler conditions. - Mickelson captures PGA Championship with birdie on final hole

  • But rather he's -- it's going to play to what are sometimes called the softer issues.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2007

  • He loves his kind so much that he has not a word softer than a brickbat for a single mother's son of them.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • The light is different, and more tender; the clouds roll up in softer lines; and even in the wind – cold as it is yet – there comes the strange wild scent of swelling buds.

    Gardening by Myself

  • The mixed passions and vexations, and with them a certain softer and more undefined regret, reached a point where she had no control over them.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc


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