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paper over

verb

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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

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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

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The first known use of paper over was in 1910

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“Paper over.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paper%20over. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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