They draw this distinction when it is too late, and use it as a quibble to gloss over their fault.
Nor did he try to gloss over or strive to nullify his own dishonorable actions.
What could gloss over the base return he made them for all their hospitalities and attention?
If it only gloss over the working of human sympathy, we pity the men.
We may gloss over the impropriety ...