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paper over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of paper over

  1. 1 to dismiss as of little importance the differences between the two factions are too great to be papered over in the name of party unity Synonyms of paper over blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, excuse, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Words Related to paper over explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of paper over heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)

  2. 2 to keep secret or shut off from view the company tried to paper over its red ink, issuing assurances that it was still financially sound Synonyms of paper over belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, hide, screen, shroud, suppress, veilWords Related to paper over bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms of paper over bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms of paper over bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil


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