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Synonyms for gloze

to conceal or make light of a fault or offense

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

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Roget's Thesaurus lists gloze under "misinterpret", alongside misexplain, misteach, misconstrue, pervert, twist words, misquote, falsify, garble, misrepresent, travesty, parody, caricature.
It won t because Rodefer actually finds gloze and chicanery standing in for poetry not just boring, we could all live very happily with that, but a waste of time and life and even of beauty, too.
This will allow rating firms to gloze over fundamental weaknesses in the portfolios of major banks and assuage the concerns of skittish investors going into the first quarter of 2008.
150-51), (31) Iago plays the role of the clever false friend as Plutarch describes it, for Plutarch says that such men "have learned forsooth to knit and bend the brows, they can skill, iwis, to flatter, and yet look with a frowning face and crabbed countenance, they have the cast to temper with their glavering glozes some rough reprehensions and chiding checks" (63).