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gloss

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gloss

  1. 1 a deceptively attractive external appearance used a computer to give her astrological predictions the gloss of real science Synonyms of gloss facade (also façade), veneer, window dressing Words Related to gloss cotton candy, fluff, tinsel; fig leaf; charade, front, guise, masquerade, pose, semblance, show

  2. 2 brightness created by light reflected from a surface the surface has such a high gloss, you can see your face reflected in it Synonyms of gloss burnish, shine, luminance, luster (or lustre), polish, sheenWords Related to gloss glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glow, shimmer; blink, flicker, sparkle, twinkle; illumination, irradiation; iridescence, luminescence; brilliance, luminosity, radiance, radiancy, refulgence; finish, glazeNear Antonyms of gloss dimness, dinginess, dirtiness, drabness, dullness (also dulness), flatness; grayness, paleness; cloudiness, gloom, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity, somberness


gloss

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gloss

  1. to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure the action of the water will serve to gloss the seal's coat Synonyms of gloss buff, burnish, dress, furbish, polish, grind, rub, shine, smooth, smoothenWords Related to gloss sleek, slick; coat, glaze, japan, lacquer, varnish; face, finish, veneer; brighten; file, rasp, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scour, scrape, scrub; bob, bone, lapNear Antonyms of gloss rough (up), roughen, ruffle, scuff (up)



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