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gloss

noun

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  1. 1 a deceptively attractive external appearance used a computer to give her astrological predictions the gloss of real science Synonyms facade (also façade), veneer, window dressing Related Words 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 burnish, shine, luminance, luster (or lustre), polish, sheenRelated Words glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glow, shimmer; blink, flicker, sparkle, twinkle; illumination, irradiation; iridescence, luminescence; brilliance, luminosity, radiance, radiancy, refulgence; finish, glazeNear Antonyms dimness, dinginess, dirtiness, drabness, dullness (also dulness), flatness; grayness, paleness; cloudiness, gloom, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity, somberness

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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 buff, burnish, dress, furbish, polish, grind, rub, shine, smooth, smoothenRelated Words sleek, slick; coat, glaze, japan, lacquer, varnish; face, finish, veneer; brighten; file, rasp, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scour, scrape, scrub; bob, bone, lapNear Antonyms rough (up), roughen, ruffle, scuff (up)


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