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Meaning of GLOSS OVER

Pronunciation:  glâs 'owvur

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cover up a misdemeanor; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"
  2. [v]  treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
 
 Synonyms: hush up, skate over, skimp over, sleek over, slur over, smooth over, whitewash
 
 See Also: cover, cover up, do by, handle, treat

 

 

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 Related Terms: account, allow for, be caught napping, be neglectful, be negligent, becloud, befog, belie, blanket, blind, camouflage, cloak, cloud, color, conceal, cover, cover up, curtain, default, diminish, disguise, disregard, dissemble, distort, distract attention from, dress up, ease, eclipse, embellish, embroider, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, explain, extenuate, fail, falsify, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, hide, ignore, justify, keep under cover, lapse, lessen, let go, let ride, let slide, let slip, lose sight of, lose track of, make allowance for, mask, mince, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, mitigate, neglect, nod, not care for, not get involved, not heed, not think, obfuscate, obscure, occult, overlook, overstate, palliate, pass over, pervert, rationalize, screen, shade, shroud, slant, sleep, slur over, soften, soft-pedal, strain, sugarcoat, take for granted, titivate, trick out, twist, understate, varnish, veil, veneer, warp, white, whiten, whitewash
 

 

 

 

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