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- v. Present participle of gloss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In silk-manuf., an operation of twisting the hanks of silk, after dyeing, and when perfectly dry.
- n. In leather manufacturing, the rubbing of virtually finished leather with a solution which gives it a final luster.
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The superficiality is downright dangerous, I think, in glossing over the fact that you can suppress theistic religion and end up with worse racism — c.f. anti-semitism in Soviet Russia — because atheistic ideologies can function in exactly the same way to create exactly the same type of “bad thinking”.
The very people who could be counted on to slow the public down and (try to) make them reasonable about the complex identity of a Tiger Woods or a Halle Berry, suddenly had a personal stake in glossing over the complexity of Obama's identity.
Taking the life of a game animal is no small thing, and I fail to see the merit in glossing over that fact Well said.
Taking the life of a game animal is no small thing, and I fail to see the merit in glossing over that fact.)
You also said, "and I fail to see the merit in glossing over that fact.)"
I knew there was a certain amount of "glossing" over the facts a bit, but I couldn't find that finite fact that explained why most people in the field regard electromagnetism basically a "non-essential" for lack of a better term.
And the reason is that it's kind of glossing over the details.
Mbeki has faced heavy criticism from opposition political parties and Aids activists for "glossing" over the issue of HIV and
I loved his honesty about the different situations, as I much prefer honesty over any kind of glossing over, but I feel like some of the people in his book were painted in a rather negative light that wasn't necessary to the telling of their story.
"They're kind of glossing over the fact that Lucas Oil Stadium has a positive impact for the entire region, not just the Downtown area."
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