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  • n  a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

  • But a softy she is, and soon she's pairing total strangers for her own karmic balance and $1,000 a pop.
  • If Obama comes across as a bit of a softyif you don't see the toughness or the ambition at firstit may be in part because he spent his formative years in a place where .
  • Others snarled: "Cheest, you softy! They're trying to make you think they've quit, so they can nab you, sly like! The dirty, lousy bummers!".
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  • Microsoft Should Cut Surface RT's Price Next Month
    Mr. Softy needs to follow up a promotion with a bigger promotion.        
    June 24, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Microsoft Apologizes, but Is It Too Late?
    Mr. Softy backtracks on some of the more restrictive Xbox One features.        
    June 20, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Rick Sweeney is tough, but only on the outside
    Central to most boxing movies is the crusty trainer, the one who would pass for just an irascible old coot were it not for his fighter who draws us in for a closer look. We learn through Balboa that behind Mick’s rough exterior is a true softy. Maggie does the same for Frankie in “Million Dollar Baby.” Although clichés, these hard-boiled characters really are in the sport. Take Albany’s Rick ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Troy Record

  • Shane Bond in Independent Online
    I was probably a bit of a softy when I was playing cricket when I was younger and didn't think I'd make it so I went into the cops,Bond told reporters during New Zealand training here Tuesday. "Then I started to appreciate my cricket a...
  • Meredith Baxter in Los Angeles Times
    Allan was one of the funniest men you would ever know,Baxter said. "I call him Sweetheart Cranky Pants because he's rough and blustering, a very outspoken liberal but a terrific, funny man and a real softy."
  • Kieren Hutchison in Northwest Herald
    Oh no, no, Jack got the luxury,said Hutchison, who paid a $20-a-day surcharge for the room. "I guess I am more of a softy than I thought."

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