Synonyms and Antonyms of gloze
1 to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses he tried to gloze over his drinking problem by noting that he had never done drugs Synonyms of gloze over deodorize, excuse, explain away, extenuate, gloss (over), palliate (over), whitewashWords Related to gloze over sugarcoat, varnish; apologize, atone, confess; account (for), explain, justify, rationalize; minimize, play down, soft-pedal; alleviate, ease, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, soften, temper; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate
2 to dismiss as of little importance we're certainly willing to gloze over a couple of minor historical inaccuracies in an otherwise splendid movie Synonyms of gloze over blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), excuse (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Words Related to gloze over explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of gloze over heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)
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