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[shoo g-er-koh-ting] /ˈʃʊg ərˌkoʊ tɪŋ/
the act or process of covering something with sugar.
a coating or layer of sugar or a sugary substance.
a thing used to make something else considered unpleasant or disagreeable seem attractive or palatable.
verb (used with object)
to cover with sugar:
to sugarcoat a pill.
to make (something difficult or distasteful) appear more pleasant or acceptable:
There was no way to sugarcoat the bad news.


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