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glossed (over)

verb
past tense of gloss (over)

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1 to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses
  • I don't want to gloss over her misbehavior, but keep in mind that she's been under a lot of stress lately

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2 to dismiss as of little importance
  • this biographer tends to gloss over his subject's many character flaws

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“Glossed (over).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glossed%20%28over%29. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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