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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.
See also: away, smooth

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.
See also: away, smooth
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The Commission is invested with a dual function: (1) to investigate the facts pursuant to Article 34 of the Charter of the United Nations; (2) to exercise, without interrupting the work of the Security Council, any mediatory influence likely to smooth away difficulties; to carry out the directions given to it by the Security Council; and to report how far the advice and directions, if any, of the Security Council have been carried out.
As well as blowing up her lips with injections, an eyebrow lift, veneers on her teeth and Botox to smooth away any hint of a wrinkle, Chloe went under the knife to get a nose job that corrected a tiny bump.
While other candidates attempted to smooth away their rough edges and build the biggest possible coalition of voters, Mr Trump identified a base of support and won their loyalty by picking fights with their foes.
The result is a luxurious lotion that moisturizes to help heal dryness and smooth away dullness, bringing out skin's natural radiance, the company said.
Using a pumice stone or a foot file - you can pick up a good one from Superdrug or The Body Shop - smooth away that calloused skin, paying extra attention to your heels and the balls of the feet which is where hard skin tends to form.
Using a pumice stone or a foot file - you can pick up a good one from Superdrug or The Body Shop - smooth away that callus skin, paying attention to your heels and the balls of the feet, which is where hard skin tends to form.
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.
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.
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.
Those wishing for a magic wand that could erase and smooth away almost all imperfections on their skin just had their dreams answered.