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Verb: gloss over  glós ow-vu(r)
  1. Treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    - skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over
     
  2. Cover up a misdemeanour, fault, or error
    "She tried to gloss over her mistakes";
    - whitewash, sleek over, hush up

Derived forms: glossing over, glossed over, glosses over

See also: gloss

Type of: cover, cover up, do by, handle, treat