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Meaning of GLOSS OVER

Pronunciation:  glâs 'owvur

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  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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