Definition of soft-centred in English:

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1(Of a sweet) having a soft filling: a big box of soft-centred chocolates
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  • Ryan cut himself a slice of the soft-centered meringue, and one for Ryder.
  • Nine exquisite soft-centered chocolates make up this gourmet chocolate box.
  • As for dessert, the highest recommendation goes to the soft-centered chocolate cake with forest berry ice cream, pear purée and vanilla sauce.
1.1(Of a person) having a compassionate or sentimental nature: like all nice Cockney characters, Harry is soft-centred
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  • The lives of the Celtic saints reveal a very robust spirituality, demonstrating forcefully that they were not soft-centred people, always making friends with paganism, or acting gently when there was need to be strong.
  • But it would be quite wrong to conclude from her subject matter that she was a soft-centered, weak sentimentalist.
  • Neither has been endowed with much money, or education, and - like a chocolate assortment - while Laverne appears to be tough, she has a soft centre, and while Shirley appears to be soft-centred, she is tough.

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