Was this a deliberate attempt to soften his constantly repeated refrain that Obamacare is an abomination?
Yet just as rental prices start to soften, the purchase market seems to be getting even hotter.
It should soften the heart of the hardest cynic and give you hope for the future.
So it stands to reason that when Ben Bernanke finally turns off the tap, the housing market should soften.
This is what the Obama Administration hopes to achieve in order to soften Tehran's stance.
Santa Fina and her flowers could not soften or bring peace to his galled soul.
But the attempt to soften the infuriated aristocrat was futile.
Their enjoyment of power had made them soften some of the prejudices learnt in days of depression.
Captain Candage knew it, and that fact did not soften his anger in the least.
The king soon recognized the author of the music, and his resentment against Handel began to soften.