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Meaning of sugarcoating

sug•ar•coat•ing

Pronunciation: (shoog'ur-kō"ting), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of covering something with sugar.
  2. a coating or layer of sugar or a sugary substance.
  3. a thing used to make something else considered unpleasant or disagreeable seem attractive or palatable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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