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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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The "glozing" of these shrewd tongues is the opposite of John's interpretive mode of(bodily, immediately, experientially) "trying to taste again the truth of things."
They are committing themselves to a misleading survival handbook while glozing over their folly not with talk of evolution but with the comforting hum of the Machine.
Member companies are involved in contract glozing, auto glass replacement, mirror installation, manufacturing, fabrication and distribution of glass and glass products as well as those, from allied areas.
72), apparently addressed to a male friend, compares him to 'one of Circe's kind', while another, apparently in a woman's voice, stigmatizes the glozing words of male suitors as sirens' songs (no.
But he that filches from me my good name/Robs me of that which not enriches him,/And makes me poor indeed." The glozing words of Iago, baiting the trap for the gullible Othello, become disembodied "wisdom" and are quoted, without their attendant irony, not as the trickery of Iago but as the sagacity of "Shakespeare." This is the Shakespeare of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the passages cited there without speech prefixes and thus contributing to the "Shakespeare effect," the idea that there is Someone--call him "Shakespeare"--who knows the timeless truth of the human heart and mind.
Where poets run scholars follow, and questions about the 'pastoral' poetry or the poetry of 'rural retreat' of our own sixteenth to eighteenth centuries are again and again turned aside by the confident glossing and glozing of the reference back.
Wilbur's conclusion of the first section of his poem is also similar to Steven's close, in which Crispin appears as "variable, obscure, / Glozing his life with after-shining flicks, / Illuminating, from a fancy gorged / By apparition, plain and common things.
"Autumn Even-Song" immediately follows, its four sestets placed directly across from Savernake's glozing cliches on the unillustrated page.
Burroughs, one of the last surviving representatives of America's favorite rebel generation and a personage who is celebrated there with glozing year-round adulation, with museum retrospectives, symposia, and conferences featuring Alternative warhorses such as the late Allen Ginsberg, the late Kathy Acker, and the still living Richard Hell.