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To make shiny by applying a glossy substance to
“She taught Molly how to gloss her lips and rouge her cheeks with a dab of lipstick.”
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(gloss over) To downplay something that is unfavorable or serious
“No amount of dinner dates or designer shopping sprees would gloss over the fact that he'd set the tabloids on her as a way to dismantle her father's campaign.”
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To add a note or annotation to
“He had a penchant for using of Federalist quotations to gloss the document in his opinions.”
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To provide an explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase for (a text, word, etc.)
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“Its complex interrelatedness means that each short work helps gloss the others.”
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To give or add color to, especially with paint
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To cause to become sharp or sharper
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To convert something or be converted into (another form or medium)
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To apply a veneer or layer to
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To change text (as of a book, document, movie) from one language to another
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To make slight corrections or adjustments to
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To express something written or spoken using different words
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To improve or enhance the attractiveness, quality or value of
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Make widely popular, accessible
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To apply as a coating
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Plural for shine or luster on a smooth surface
“The officials were easily noticeable from a distance on account of the bright gloss of the purple or blue silk robes which they wore.”
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Plural for a superficially attractive appearance or impression
“Beneath the manufactured gloss of the event is a public transport infrastructure bursting at the seams.”
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Plural for a translation or explanation of a word or phrase
“In the course of interpreting a passage that has descriptive marginalia such as this one, I may refer to the gloss in order to accent Traherne's intentions.”
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Plural for a thin decorative covering of fine material applied to coarser wood or other material
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Plural for the quality or state of being bright or radiant
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Plural for a rewording of something written or spoken
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Plural for an incidental remark, especially (law) in a court's judgment that is not essential to the disposition of the case
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Plural for a note or annotation
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Plural for a written or spoken rendering of the meaning of a word or text in another language
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Plural for a short informal letter or written message
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Plural for a short description of a book, film, or other work, written and used for promotional purposes
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