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445 example sentences with  glossed

445 example sentences with glossed

But the Talthybius [Footnote: Talthybius was a herald, and nuntius is obviously a gloss on this.

This was at once varied and of great bodynot at all like the smooth, glossed colour of most rock, but soft and rich.

If there is any commodity of softer gloss than common, or one shinier to the eyeso that your poverty frets youit is displayed here.

While men are dining where there are mahogany and silver and the gloss of women's shoulders, are men with kick-marks on their shins, ice gluing shut their eyes, and lashed with gale to some ship-or-other's crow's-nest.

But it must be remembered that beside the common meaning there was a gloss upon the word derived from Elizabethan stage practice.

"When an inferior man does a wrong thing, he is sure to gloss it over.

He was an American, with the native taint of American conceit, but he was a man whose look was as true as his oath; therefore, talking of the war, he never glossed it over,showed its worst phases, in Virginia and Missouri; but he accepted it, in all its horror, as a savage necessity.

More is only "that some remained in doubt"; and More is not a writer who would have glossed over a fact to please the court.

How he contrived to gloss over his attentions to Jane in such a manner as to deceive those ladies, caused no little surprise; but it was obvious it had been done, and the Moseleys were not without hopes his situation with Jane would not make the noise in the world such occurrences seldom fail to excite.

There had been many others in the world who, on attaining fame, had preferred to gloss over their earlier history.

Against the gloss of the unlighted windows heads might be dimly seen peering out.

"Yes, you are; and you are taking the gloss all off 'em, too, and I want 'em to look new when I wear 'em in Boston.

Her fluffy hair was very fair, ashy fair almost, and would have been startlingly lovely only that it, too, was spoiled by a dryness and lack of gloss which spoke of careless treatment or ill health, or both.

He was voraciously fond of good eating; and he had a great deal of that quality called humour, which gives an oiliness and a gloss to every other quality.

Dr. Johnson talked of the proportions of charcoal and salt-petre in making gunpowder, of granulating it, and of giving it a gloss.

She has reason, no doubt she has reason, for this application to us: and her crime is glossed over, to bring her to us with new disgrace!

[Compare Dyce's "Shakespeare," 1868, Gloss, in v.] [207] The 4to terms them poting sticks, and so sometimes they were called, instead of poking sticks.

I think our especial set is as yet comparatively free from contamination by the 'lately rich'; but even among us money has glossed many offenses that a generation ago would have meant social ostracism."

It is good to keep my lips from speech, since the issue of events may make my gloss a lie.

As these sovereigns were ruled by priests, their iniquities were glossed over by Gregory of Tours.

Is it candid and just for a great historian to indorse such a verdict, to gloss over Bacon's virtues, and make like an advocate at the bar, or an ancient sophist, a special plea to magnify his defects, and stain his noble name with an infamy as deep as would be inflicted upon an enemy of the human race?

The sparkle of her eye, the gloss of her hair, the soft red of her lips, the curve and bend of her graceful young body struck even her mother anew, though she was used to her daughter's beauty.

And, if so, why should we attempt to gloss over the truth by deceptive words?

Many synods were summoned in different parts of Europe before it was finally settled; and it was there constantly remarked, that the younger clergymen complied cheerfully with the pope's decrees in this particular, and that the chief reluctance appeared in those who were more advanced in years: an event so little consonant to men's natural expectations, that it could not fail to be glossed on, even in that blind and superstitious age.

The emperor, as if to gloss over the infamy of this transaction, made at the same time a present to Richard of the kingdom of Arles, comprehending Provence, Dauphiny, Narbonne, and other states, over which the empire had some antiquated claims; a present which the king very wisely neglected.

[FN [i] Du Cange, Gloss.

[w] Du Cangeโ€™s Gloss in verb.

Du Cange, Gloss, in verb.

[FN [y] Gloss.

Though this paper was able to impose on such great antiquaries as Spellman (see Gloss.

A kiss, perchance, on the winding stair, Exquisite gowns and roses rare, Shimmer of silver, gloss of pearl Where is the heart, O woman, where?

The city of Canfu is built of wood and canes interwoven, just like our lattice-work of split canes, the whole washed over with a kind of varnish made of hempseed, which becomes as white as milk, having a wonderfully fine gloss.

In the cities there are excellent artificers in gold, silk, and embroidery; and the country abounds with silk-worms, wheat, barley, millet, and other kinds of grain, with plenty of fruits and wine; and though wine is forbidden by the Mahometan law, they have a gloss to correct or corrupt the text, saying, that when boiled, it changes its taste and name, and may be then drank.

I could not help remarking the beauty of the hair, which was raven-black, and shone with a beautiful gloss.

But do not attempt to gloss over the veritable fact that he did reign without the support of Parliament, and in defiance of all constitutional authorities.

That evening Lady Audley gave to her husband a gloss of what his nephew had said, and boldly accused him of being mad.

Newness N. newness &c adj.; novelty, recency; immaturity; youth &c 127; gloss of novelty.

Smoothness N. smoothness &c adj.; polish, gloss; lubricity, lubrication.

luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion [Brit.], reflection; gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendor; effulgence, refulgence; fulgor^, fulgidity^; dazzlement^, resplendence, transplendency^; luminousness &c adj.; luminosity; lucidity; renitency^, nitency^; radiance, radiation; irradiation, illumination.

pervert, quibble; equivocate, mystify, evade, elude; gloss over, varnish; misteach &c 538

garble, gloss over, disguise, give a color to; give a gloss, put a gloss, put false coloring upon; color, varnish, cook, dress up, embroider; varnish right and puzzle wrong; exaggerate &c 549; blague^. invent, fabricate; trump up, get up; force, fake, hatch, concoct; romance &c (imagine) 515; cry 'wolf!'.

garble, gloss over, disguise, give a color to; give a gloss, put a gloss, put false coloring upon; color, varnish, cook, dress up, embroider; varnish right and puzzle wrong; exaggerate &c 549; blague^. invent, fabricate; trump up, get up; force, fake, hatch, concoct; romance &c (imagine) 515; cry 'wolf!'.

garble, gloss over, disguise, give a color to; give a gloss, put a gloss, put false coloring upon; color, varnish, cook, dress up, embroider; varnish right and puzzle wrong; exaggerate &c 549; blague^. invent, fabricate; trump up, get up; force, fake, hatch, concoct; romance &c (imagine) 515; cry 'wolf!'.

[Science of the perception of beauty] aesthetics, callaesthetics^. [-beauty of people] pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, natural beauty; symmetry &c 242; comeliness, fairness &c adj.; polish, gloss; good effect, good looks; belle tournure^; trigness^; bloom, brilliancy, radiance, splendor, gorgeousness, magnificence; sublimity, sublimification^. concinnity^, delicacy, refinement; charm, je ne sais quoi

apology, gloss, varnish; plea &c 617; salvo; excuse, extenuating circumstances; allowance, allowance to be made; locus paenitentiae [Lat.].

extenuate, palliate, excuse, soften, apologize, varnish, slur, gloze; put a gloss, put a good face upon; mince; gloss over, bolster up, help a lame dog over a stile.

extenuate, palliate, excuse, soften, apologize, varnish, slur, gloze; put a gloss, put a good face upon; mince; gloss over, bolster up, help a lame dog over a stile.

In his usual generous manner he tried to gloss over the conduct of Puss and spoke as though the other had tumbled overboard during a little boyish roughhouse business; but Janet knew of the enmity between the pair, and she could read between the lines.

If we have made obvious mistakes, we should not try, as we generally do, to gloss them over, or to find something to excuse or extenuate them; we should admit to ourselves that we have committed faults, and open our eyes wide to all their enormity, in order that we may firmly resolve to avoid them in time to come.

It does not gloss or interpret the fact of life, but re-creates it and charges the fact itself with the poet's own sense of ultimate values.

So the caravan continued its way unmolested into Syria and there exchanged its gums, leather, and frankincense for the silks and precious metals, the fine stuffs and luxurious draperies which made the Syrian markets a vivid medley of sheen and gloss, stored with bright colours and burnished surfaces shimmering in the hot radiance of the East.

He knew that Milton called his defence of the regicides, a defence of the people of England; but, however glossed and varnished, he thought it an apology for murder.

The interpolation, if it were such, could not well be accidental because it has no appearance of being a gloss; on the other hand, only far-fetched and improbable motives can be alleged for it as intentional.

He made a speech well suited to his position, and glossed off with some fine generalities, avoiding commitments on main points and making them on minor ones, concluding with a string of wampum.

It was not easy for them to bring forth their breadths and their linings, and their braids that were to be pieced, and their trimmings that were to be turned, and to lay bare to other eyes all their little economies of contrivance; but Miss Craydocke managed it by simple straightforwardness,by not behaving as if there were anything to be glossed over or ignored.

In history, Rienzi is a master-spirit of reckless and atrocious daring, but in the drama, he is softened down to a fickle liberty brawler, and the sternest of his vices are glossed over with an almost inconsistent show of affection and tenderness.

To use too much freedom with things sacred is a course much more easily glossed over than that of exposing to ridicule the persons of any particular sect.

Several of these descriptions are highly curious; particularly the last item, which describes one of the "glossed" psalters as being "in pawn," a fact which, in itself, tells a history of the then condition of the house.

Mr. Falkland is the principal agent in my history; and Mr. Falkland in the autumn and decay of his vigour, such as I found him, cannot be completely understood without a knowledge of his previous character, as it was in all the gloss of youth, yet unassailed by adversity, and unbroken in upon by anguish or remorse.

"Glossed over only with a saint-like show, still thou art bound to vice.

"Glossed over only with saintlike show, still thou art bound to vice.

They are the works of a thousand years since, when might triumphed over right with an unsparing hand, and when men perpetrated by fire and sword millions of murders, which, through the ignorance and credulity of their fellow creatures, have been glossed over with the vain glory of heroism.

Darwin made it clear that the difficulty could not be so glossed over.

These must be toned down or glossed.

Only the glossed parts and passages of Justinian's law collection have binding force in Germany.

Only those glossed passages are binding which contain the latest rule of law.

Those precepts of the Roman law which relate to Roman manners and institutions unknown in Germany are inapplicable here, though glossed.

If there is any purpose in what I have written beyond mere record it is to reveal the soul of war so nakedly that it cannot be glossed over by the glamour of false sentiment and false heroics.

In their practical use the Vocabulary and the Glossary fulfilled similar offices; and so they were often combined; the possessor of a Vocabulary enlarged it by the addition of a Glossary, which he or some one before him had copied out and collected from the glossed manuscripts of his bibliotheca.

FOOTNOTES: Thus the first six Latin words in A glossed are apodixen, amineรฆ, amites, arcontus, axungia; the last six are arbusta, anser, affricus, atticus, auiaria, avena; mostly 'hard' Latin it will be perceived.

"If there is any purpose in what I have written beyond mere record it is to reveal the soul of war so nakedly that it cannot be glossed over by the glamour of false sentiment and false her

His own inconsistency was lightly glossed over.

He still wears the long black coat buttoned at the throat, but the air of hieratic dignity is now replaced by, or rather it is glossed with, the ordinary passion of life.

Its objectionable features would long ago have been apparent had they not been glossed over with a faith in their divine inspiration.

It is acknowledged that Mr. Smith was much inclined to intemperance, though Mr. Oldisworth has glossed it over with the hand of a friend; nor is it improbable, that this disposition sunk him in that vis inertiae, which has been the bane of many of the brightest geniuses of the world.

The chroniclers of the Order were naturally reluctant to admit this, and as the feudal tie was very weak, they glossed it over.

These, it may be said without indelicacy, were liberally apportioned to the aid of others,Mrs. Jameson being, for herself, simple, self-relying, and self-denying;holding that high view of the duties belonging to pursuits of imagination which rendered meanness, or servility, or dishonourable dealing, or license glossed over with some convenient name, impossible to her.

Another stifled glance passed between the seniors, but this time Miss Maria made no effort to restore the gloss of the surface.

While he has undoubtedly glossed and warped the story of the shooting in a mistaken effort to make things look better for the man who did the killing, I can see no sufficient reason for holding him.

the like I ever concealed or glossed over.

"I suppose," said Ida, "that a great many beautiful and heroic events are very prosy and painful to the actors therein, and they never dream the world will give them the gloss of romance.

The imperfections of education may be to some extent concealed or glossed over in conversation, but cannot fail to stand out conspicuously in a letter.

He had glossed over in his mind her distant coldness, her frigid adherence to the bare proposition, so that to return to that state of things had come to him as a shock.

Acorah glossed over his mistake and changed the subject.

It looks blackish glossed blue, green and purple.

I glossed right over that little fact initially, holy shiat.

In an online interview last month, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller glossed over the near-term setbacks in supplies for China, highlighting previously reported talks to increase peak flows of the Power of Siberia pipeline from 38 bcm to 44 bcm per year.

Koko posed for the most adorable selfies on Instagram, and her peachy, glossed lips could give sis Kylie Jenner a run for her money.

And the Armed Forces of Nigeria have made massive gains in the North East which are either glossed over or under-reported.

Any conflict with the facts can be glossed over.

She adds, โ€œIn the process they contributed tremendously to the communities they settled in, a contribution that is often glossed over as having been done for mercenary reasons.โ€

Still, most of her earlier gigs are glossed over by the fact that she wasโ€”and still isโ€”best known for her vampire slaying.

For her part, Gavel glossed over the topic.

I didnโ€™t look at the math that is used to generate the functionsโ€ฆ and I just glossed over lots of things.

And just like in Syria, the violence being spun, excused, or glossed over directly meshes with US interests โ€“ in this case โ€“ impeding Chinese-Pakistani cooperation in Baluchistan and beyond.

It was suggested at the Cavendish Conference in Chester in 2003 that "lemet" could be glossed as "limit."

Since Rurik came in 862 it is actually to Gorodische he would likely have come, but this is often glossed over.

The majority glossed over them and the dissent merely scratched their surface and I hope to write a separate piece that question in the future.

We believe that significant issues of character and serif shape, spacing (especially), and height and width are completely glossed over in this practice, not to mention the fact that user testing is nonexistent.

What aboutโ€“are there anyโ€“are there things in here, are there dimensions here that I'm missing or I've glossed over in haste that have to do with, specifically, identifying issues to do with subsequent resale of employee-owned shares?