gloze


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gloze

 (glōz)
v. glozed, gloz·ing, gloz·es
v.tr.
To minimize or underplay; gloss: glozed over the embarrassing part.
v.intr. Archaic
To use flattery or cajolery.

[Middle English glosen, to interpret, explain away, from Old French gloser, from glose, gloss; see gloss2.]

gloze

(ɡləʊz)
vb
1. (often foll by: over) to explain away; minimize the effect or importance of
2. to make explanatory notes or glosses on (a text)
3. to use flattery (on)
n
4. flattery or deceit
5. an explanatory note or gloss
6. specious or deceptive talk or action
[C13: from Old French glosser to comment; see gloss2]

gloze

(gloʊz)

v. glozed, gloz•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to explain away; gloss over.
v.i.
2. Archaic. to comment.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French gloser < Medieval Latin glossāre; see gloss2]

gloze


Past participle: glozed
Gerund: glozing

Imperative
gloze
gloze
Present
I gloze
you gloze
he/she/it glozes
we gloze
you gloze
they gloze
Preterite
I glozed
you glozed
he/she/it glozed
we glozed
you glozed
they glozed
Present Continuous
I am glozing
you are glozing
he/she/it is glozing
we are glozing
you are glozing
they are glozing
Present Perfect
I have glozed
you have glozed
he/she/it has glozed
we have glozed
you have glozed
they have glozed
Past Continuous
I was glozing
you were glozing
he/she/it was glozing
we were glozing
you were glozing
they were glozing
Past Perfect
I had glozed
you had glozed
he/she/it had glozed
we had glozed
you had glozed
they had glozed
Future
I will gloze
you will gloze
he/she/it will gloze
we will gloze
you will gloze
they will gloze
Future Perfect
I will have glozed
you will have glozed
he/she/it will have glozed
we will have glozed
you will have glozed
they will have glozed
Future Continuous
I will be glozing
you will be glozing
he/she/it will be glozing
we will be glozing
you will be glozing
they will be glozing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glozing
you have been glozing
he/she/it has been glozing
we have been glozing
you have been glozing
they have been glozing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glozing
you will have been glozing
he/she/it will have been glozing
we will have been glozing
you will have been glozing
they will have been glozing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glozing
you had been glozing
he/she/it had been glozing
we had been glozing
you had been glozing
they had been glozing
Conditional
I would gloze
you would gloze
he/she/it would gloze
we would gloze
you would gloze
they would gloze
Past Conditional
I would have glozed
you would have glozed
he/she/it would have glozed
we would have glozed
you would have glozed
they would have glozed
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gloze

verb
1. To conceal or make light of a fault or offense.Also used with over:
2. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to.Also used with over:
Idioms: paper over, put a good face on.
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They make a tasty gloze for the Christmas ham, are sure to pep up the turkey leftovers and make o great stocking filler for the man of the house.