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noun as in definition

verb as in make shiny

verb as in define

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Orange zest brightens the braised cubed meat and ribbons of handmade pasta, rich with a reduction made from the braising liquid of the veal, orange juice and butter, which explains the gloss.

By night, she trades her nice-girl duds for glitter and gloss and skimpy going-out clothes.

From Time

So I’m going through my purse, looking for my lip gloss, and a hand comes in the car and scares the hell out of me.

From Ozy

I’ll then add epoxy to the eyes and teeth to give it a nice gloss.

From Ozy

It holds an ideal 10 oz of hot or cold liquid, and its glazed blue gloss is elegant and unisex.

Zied suggests popping a breath strip, sucking on a strong mint, or reapplying your lip gloss.

He also said health care providers should not gloss over possible or suspect cases.

The putting-on-lip gloss shot almost never makes sense, but it always, always, works.

All three outlets remained fixated on surgery, and seemed to only gloss over questions of identity.

In March, popular beauty site Into the Gloss even published a how-to on getting blue-tinted hair.

It is more likely that counseyl has slipped in, as a gloss upon reed, and was afterwards substituted for it.

And in this way he hopes to pass off a plausible gloss, as satisfying the words of the instrument.

Hence they are very probably an old gloss, and their omission simplifies both the grammar and the sense.

Around her was the gloss of recent green, pushing upwards to the immature blue of the sky.

It is against human nature, and no amount of wonderful declamation or scenic magnificence can gloss it over.

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On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloss, such as: glaze, luster, varnish, veneer, appearance, and brightness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.