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sugar-coat something

verb phrase

To make something more acceptable or palatable: We played bad. I'm not going to sugar-coat it (1870+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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