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Noun
Shine or lustre on a smooth surface
“Alma, which can darken hair, can be used for gloss and colour, it says.”
Noun
A superficially attractive appearance or impression
“Beneath the manufactured gloss of the event is a public transport infrastructure bursting at the seams.”
Noun
A translation or explanation of a word or phrase
Verb
Apply a glossy substance to
“Couples were marked with dots of gloss enamel paint with the same color combination for each member of a pair, so we could tell if changes had occurred.”
Verb
Conceal truth
“Should we gloss over them as proof of the power of suggestion to treat psychosomatic illness?”
Verb
Define
“Its complex interrelatedness means that each short work helps gloss the others.”
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