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smooth away

To press on or rub a surface to remove an imperfection or unevenness. A noun or pronoun can be used between "smooth" and "away." Using a simple moisturizer on a daily basis is a good way to smooth away cracks and wrinkles from dry skin. I actually find our culture's obsession with smoothing wrinkles away to be quite sad.
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smooth something away

to remove something, such as wrinkles or other unevenness, by pressing or smoothing. Jeff put the cloth on the table and smoothed the wrinkles away with his hand. Jeff smoothed away the wrinkles.
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smooth away

v.
1. To eliminate some irregularity, roughness, or projection, so as to achieve a smooth surface or consistency: After you make the bed, run your hand over the blanket to smooth away the wrinkles. Strands of hair were falling across my forehead while I worked, so I smoothed them away with my thumb.
2. To eliminate some obstruction, hindrance, or difficulty: It's good to have a mentor to help smooth away the difficulties of a new career. I had some concerns, but my friend spoke with me and smoothed them away.
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It restores the natural volume of youthful skin and smooth away facial wrinkles.
This procedure enables us to examine the movement of the hip, smooth away any parts of bone that are catching, as well as the removal or securing of any torn or damaged areas of cartilage.
With a unique blend of patented ingredients, the fast-absorbing cream creates a strong, supportive network to lift and smooth away years.
Beauty ed: 'This is a handy, quick product: rub a few drops between palms and instantly smooth away fluff and flyaway.
But, if you are cursed with stubborn areas of fat and the dreaded cellulite (and, let's be honest, most of us are - even those with a slim silhouette can have that 'orange peel' texture to their skin), there is a quick and easy way to remove the fat and smooth away cellulite - without surgery
Made from dark chocolate and crystallised nut pieces, it is a little heavy to put BEAUTY BRILLIANCE (8): She can smooth away tell-tale wrinkles with a vanity bag packed with classic creams from Elemis.
The reason that this laudable attempt to explain the plans has failed to smooth away protests is because local people fear a far more ambitious agenda is in play.
London, September 7 ( ANI ): A supermarket chain has claimed to have created a pair of jeans that can flatten stomachs and smooth away love handles.
If members of middle-aged humanity (in the city at least) feel forced to pay their therapist to listen to them, use their credit cards to fulfill their every whim, and write out checks to their masseuse to smooth away their worries--what will their children do?
Those hits include the Finishing Touch personal hair remover for women, the Micro Touch men's personal groomer and the Smooth Away depilatory device.
The "in-jean-ious" invention promises to smooth away lumps and bumps with a four-way denim that pulls you in and lifts everything up.
HAPPY: Singer Bonnie Tyler is a fan of the procedure to smooth away facial wrinkles SMILE PLEASE: A Botox injection can have a happy side-effect as it wipes away frowns HAPPY: Model Linda Evangelista uses Botox
Those wishing for a magic wand that could erase and smooth away almost all imperfections on their skin just had their dreams answered.
This injectable gel restores facial volume and can instantly smooth away facial wrinkles and folds.
until there is no tongue to smooth away the hairline fracture between us