Smooth over sentence example

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  • I'd try to smooth over the missing picture with Miss Worthington by telling her about this here notebook, but I can't be sure she'd keep her mouth shut and not blab about it to the Quincy ladies.

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  • In spite of his Imperialist views, however, he did much to smooth over the party difficulties, and when the tariff-reform movement began in 1903, he seized the opportunity for rallying the Liberals to the banner of freetrade and championing the "orthodox" English political economy, on which indeed he had been a lecturer in his younger days.

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  • The Life and Times by his son-in-law, Charles Lindsey (Toronto, 2 vols., 1862), is moderate and fair, though tending to smooth over his anti-British gasconnade while in the United States.

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  • Using a tile sander, smooth over the cut edges of the tile.

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  • Next, use fine grain sandpaper to remove any remnants of paint and to smooth over any nicks or marks in the piece.

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  • The color lasts fairly well, but Origins also offers an eyelid primer to smooth over your lids before adding color.

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  • This gives you a better idea of what will camouflage your upper arms or any other flaw you would like to smooth over with that perfect dress.

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  • This can be a great romantic connection, especially if the two of you can smooth over the rough patches.

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  • After the first day, it's important to wash the tat twice a day using a very mild soap, using just your fingertips to lightly smooth over the area.

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  • At the reunion show, the fighting continued, but eventually the contest winner tried to smooth over the relationship between Rebecca and the contestants.

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