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soft-boiled

 
pronunciation:
sawft boIld
part of speech: noun
definition 1: of an egg, boiled so that the yolk or white remains soft. (Cf. hard-boiled.)
antonyms:
hard-boiled
definition 2: (informal) lenient, soft-hearted, or sentimental. (Cf. hard-boiled.)
antonyms:
hard-boiled