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George tripped, falling into the soft mud.
A tape played some soft Neapolitan music.
The engine noise was no more than a soft hum.
Her bedroom was decorated in soft shades of pink and blue.
The soft breeze brought the scent of the roses into the room.
The houses looked pretty in the soft rain.
He must have a soft heart beneath that stern exterior.
You’re too soft – I wouldn’t let them behave like that.
They accused the governor of being soft on crime.
Her soft words did not get a soft reply.
She stared up at him, a soft smile on her face.
After losing a couple of soft games, any win was essential.
Jamie always goes for the soft option.
a softly lit room
He was singing softly to himself.
This is the American English definition of soft. View British English definition of soft.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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