firm vs soft: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: firm or Soft

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firmadjective

not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

firmnoun

the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

firmverb

with resolute determination

firmadjective

unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

firmadjective

marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

firmadjective

securely fixed in place

firmadjective

strong and sure

firmverb

make taut or tauter

firmverb

become taut or tauter

firmadjective

not soft or yielding to pressure

firmadjective

not subject to revision or change

firmadjective

(of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

firmadjective

possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

firmadjective

securely established

Softadjective

not brilliant or glaring

Softadjective

(used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone

Softadjective

produced with vibration of the vocal cords

Softadjective

out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

Softadjective

(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

Softadjective

easily hurt

Softadjective

having little impact

Softadjective

tolerant or lenient

Softadjective

mild and pleasant

Softverb

in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

Softadjective

not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship

Softadjective

soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe

Softadjective

compassionate and kind; conciliatory

Softadjective

(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value

Softadjective

(of sound) relatively low in volume

Softadjective

(of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')

Softadjective

using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation

Softadjective

willing to negotiate and compromise

Softadjective

yielding readily to pressure or weight

Softverb

not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)

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