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Another word for gloss

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Noun
  1. A radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface

    See also:

    light

  2. A deceptive outward appearance

      1. The act of teasing or misleading someone, especially for amusement.
      2. A deception, hoax, or practical joke.
      3. Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience
      1. Statements, actions, or display designed to make something seem better than it really is
      2. A means of improving appearances or creating a falsely favorable impression:
      3. (Idiomatic, uncountable) A means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.
      1. Any of the thin layers glued together to form plywood
      2. A thin surface layer of fine wood or costly material laid over a base of common material
      3. A deceptive, superficial show; a façade:
      1. A length of protective netting worn over the face by beekeepers.
      2. A piece of light fabric hung to separate or conceal what is behind it; a curtain.
      3. A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
      1. (Informal) An affair or undertaking:
      2. A display; a manifestation:
      3. Display or outward appearance:
      1. The barest trace; a modicum:
      2. A likeness, image, or representation
      3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
      1. A cover-up; front
      2. A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
      3. A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
      1. A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
      2. A false show of something
      3. A false or studied show; an affectation:
      1. An involved scheme; a charade.
      2. A ball or party at which masks and fancy costumes or disguises are worn
      3. A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
      1. A usually rubber frame forming a watertight seal around the eyes and nose and containing a transparent covering for use in seeing underwater.
      2. A covering worn on the face to conceal one's identity, as:
      3. An area of contrasting color on the face and usually across the eyes of an animal.
      1. Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
      2. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
      3. External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
      1. Attitude or appearance, as of the face, indicating state of mind; external behavior when facing a problem, etc.
      2. The forehead or face, especially of a bird or other animal.
      3. (Archit.) A face of a building; esp., the face with the principal entrance
      1. Facial cosmetics:
      2. Value or standing in the eyes of others; prestige:
      3. A person's countenance:
      1. Appearance that misrepresents the true character of something:
      2. A pretense or misrepresentation:
      3. Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
      1. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
      2. An activity or organization that is used to conceal an illegal or secret activity:
      3. A version of a song, esp. one that has become popular in a particular recording, as performed or recorded in imitation of the original or with a fresh interpretation
      1. Characteristic aspect, tone, or style.
      2. The effect created by a particular use of color
      3. Appearance with regard to color.
      1. A reddening of the face, as a blush or sign of anger.
      2. Vividness or variety in expression:
      3. Color of the face; esp., a healthy rosiness or a blush
      1. A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
      2. Something that covers or conceals:
      3. A loose outer garment, usually sleeveless and extending to or below the knees
    See also:

    show

Verb
  1. To give a gleaming luster to, usually through friction

    See also:

    light

  2. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to.

Idioms:

    gloss over

  1. To conceal or make light of a fault or offense

Another word for gloss

Noun
  1. Shine

    See also:

    finish

  2. Explanatory note

    See also:

    note