Word of the Day: Sugarcoat


sug-ar-coat / sho͝og-ər-kōt


1. enclosed in sugar or other sweet substance

To sugarcoat cranberries, moisten them in frothy egg white and then dip in sugar.

From “The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook” by Mary Corpeining Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford

2. to make superficially attractive or more appealing

The Bible doesn’t sugarcoat pain and suffering; it gives you something to move past it.

Jud Wilhite, 1971 –