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 Meanings and Examples of SOFT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
soft
 a.  not hard or stiff
 ad.  in a relaxed manner
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She stood aside, smiling silently, while he entered, and then moved away from him with something soft and flowing in her gait.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  It was little more than a year ago, on just such a soft afternoon, with a "feel" of spring in the air.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  And now it was as though he felt rather than heard the twittering; it seemed to be under his palm, which rested on something soft and springy.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  Although born to the ease of plantation life, waited on hand and foot since infancy, the faces of the three on the porch were neither slack nor soft.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  From within the house floated the soft voice of Scarlett's mother, Ellen O'Hara, as she called to the little black girl who carried her basket of keys.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  He backed his big red horse and then, putting spurs to his side, lifted him easily over the split rail fence into the soft field of Gerald O'Hara's plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  She had wanted him, in that first instant, wanted him as simply and unreasoningly as she wanted food to eat, horses to ride and a soft bed on which to lay herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  It had never occurred to him that only one voice was obeyed on the plantation--the soft voice of his wife Ellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She spoke in the soft slurring voice of the coastal Georgian, liquid of vowels, kind to consonants and with the barest trace of French accent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
10  The laughter and talking rose and fell in the dark night air, pleasant, homely, carefree sounds, gutturally soft, musically shrill.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  Then, wheels ground sharply on the graveled driveway, and the soft murmur of Ellen's voice dismissing the coachman floated into the room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  The Litany of the Virgin was beginning, and obediently Scarlett responded: "Pray for us," as Ellen praised in soft contralto the attributes of the Mother of God.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  A balmy, soft warmth poured into the room, heavy with velvety smells, redolent of many blossoms, of newly fledged trees and of the moist, freshly turned red earth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  He was a nice-looking boy with a riot of soft brown curls on his white forehead and eyes as deep brown, as clean and as gentle as a collie dog's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  Moving from group to group, drawling in their soft voices, they were as handsome as blooded stallions and as dangerous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
16  Taking the soft option won't help your career to develop.
17  Another drop of water fell with a soft plop.
18  Ecstasy is widely misrepresented as a soft drug.
19  A soft fire makes sweet malt.
20  In the background, in soft focus, we see his smiling wife.
21  This season's fashions focus on warm tones and soft lines.
22  The scene was beautifully captured in soft focus.
23  My feet sank into the soft ground.
24  I recognized her soft singsong immediately.
25  The company has monopolized the soft drinks market.
26  The president says the measure is soft and weak on criminals.
27  The regime at Latchmere could be seen as a soft option.
28  The job of chairman can no longer be regarded as a convenient soft option.
29  The soft option is simply to say nothing for the moment.
30  They are anxious that the new course should not be seen as a soft option.