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How to use softness in a sentence
But the softness, the muted quality in turn became an aesthetic.
The double entendres turned on his physical doughiness as a metaphor for imputed political softness.French President Francois Hollande’s Inability to Tie a Necktie Earns France’s Scorn | Tracy McNicoll | November 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jackets gathered at the waist, creating feminine softness at the hips.Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten Kick Off Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week | Robin Givhan | March 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It prefers nonconfrontation, and calmness and softness of voice are valued when dealing with adversity.
One senses a romantic softness at the core of the steely woman Americans met during her years of public service.
Liszt gave it with a velvety softness, clearness, brilliancy and pearliness of touch that was inimitable.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
The white light of the moon had fallen upon the world like the mystery and the softness of sleep.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
He seemed to recall a state of lush, sybaritic softness, in pre-silicate times.Old Friends Are the Best | Jack Sharkey
The wind had slightly reddened her pale skin: her expression was one of great animation, yet of great softness.Marriage la mode | Mrs. Humphry Ward
King OLeary strode into the room over the grateful softness underneath.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson