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Instead, military operations are anticipated then summarized, the danger glossed-over.

But he glossed over the huge legal, technological, and ethical hurdles in his way.

After von Schirach glossed over his egregious past, Frost asked him if there was anything that he regretted.

According to reviews, Blagojevich glossed over the truth more than he revealed it.

As these sovereigns were ruled by priests, their iniquities were glossed over by Gregory of Tours.

The pure sexual passion is glossed over and obscured by a cloud of fancies, mistaken yearnings, and distorted dreams.

And I—what am I, that I should, in my secret mind, wish that such a gross insult to me and my child had been glossed over?

The material facts could hardly be glossed over; but as for the man himself I am truly glad to have met him.

He coloured, exaggerated, glossed over and embellished, if he did not absolutely invent.


On this page you'll find 359 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloss over, such as: distort, mislead, misstate, color, conceal, and disguise.

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