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papered over

verb
past tense of paper over

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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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“Papered over.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/papered%20over. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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