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gloss·y

 (glô′sē, glŏs′ē)
adj. gloss·i·er, gloss·i·est
1. Having a smooth, shiny, lustrous surface: glossy satin.
2. Superficially and often speciously attractive; showy: glossy trendsetters.
n. pl. gloss·ies
1. A photographic print on smooth, shiny paper.
2. Chiefly British A popular magazine printed on smooth-coated stock.

gloss′i·ly adv.
gloss′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.glossily - in a glossy manner; "the magazine was glossily printed"
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glossily

[ˈglɒsɪlɪ] ADVbrillantemente
glossily illustratedelegantemente ilustrado, ilustrado con lujo
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glossily

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Lady Lynn was a large and stout personage of about forty, very erect, very haughty-looking, richly dressed in a satin robe of changeful sheen: her dark hair shone glossily under the shade of an azure plume, and within the circlet of a band of gems.
And though the Christians berate Shylock for his greed, their own glossily loving and altruistic relationships turn out to be underpinned throughout by a love of cash.
GRETA (15) HHH HH A LURID and, at times, deliriously silly psycho thriller, Neil Jordan's beautifully shot movie is glossily entertaining despite being entirely predictable as its cliched story gradually becomes more loopy.
Already a hit in the US (it was featured in Reese Witherspoon's book club), Still Lives by Maria Hummel glides along, like a car slipping through LA - at times halting in traffic, at others, as slick and glossily as a Hollywood movie.
In a clever transposition, he moves the opening action into a well-heeled middle-class house where Cinderella's mother (a hardedged, glossily frustrated fashionista danced with venomous abandon by Madalaine Brennan) rules the roost in no uncertain terms, and where Cinderella (the exquisite Ashley Shaw) is disregarded not only by her step-sisters, but also by a slightly deranged posse of step-brothers, one of whom is a geek who wears pajamas long after pajama-time and is sent into OTT sexual exstasies by almost anything that stands upright.
In a clever transposition, he moves the opening action into a well-heeled middleclass house where Cinderella's mother (a hard-edged, glossily frustrated fashionista danced with venomous abandon by Madalaine Brennan) rules the roost in no uncertain terms, and where Cinderella (the exquisite Ashley Shaw) is disregarded not only by her step-sisters, but also by a slightly deranged posse of step-brothers, one of whom is a geek who wears pajamas long after pajama-time and is sent into OTT sexual exstasies by almost anything that stands upright.
The dining room is open to a sleekly appointed minimalist kitchen with glossily lacquered snow-white cabinets, a high-end mix of marble and walnut countertops, and a double-wide central peninsula.
The movie has been wonderfully put together - glossily photographed and attractively sound tracked.
By the film's final episode, set in an airy, glossily futuristic Australia in 2025, the film has advanced to a full widescreen look.
Some of the work is undeniably unsubtle: glossily painted antique pots or a marble push chair are good one-liners, a quick critique of inconsistent values, immortalising in marble such ephemeral gods of consumer culture as bogus antiques and cheap pushchairs.
(15) They also saw those who found fame and fortune, as portrayed by the media, as "glossily distant to be useful role models." (16) This mindset results in the participants looking to "older brother" figures who lived where they lived and "whose positive and negative experiences in a world that boys can recognize provide trusted clues towards the next steps they themselves might, or might not, take." (17)
Mokhtar Beyrouth's "Studio Beirut" glossily recounts a nostalgia-laden fiction about an early 20th-century photo studio.