GLOSS's Sentences and Contexts

Learn GLOSS from sentences of classic books. The app collects 10,000 middle or hard words; input your word, you not only get its meaning and example, but also have sentences and their contexts from classic literatures.

 Sentences of gloss
Definition:
v. provide extensive explanation for words or phrases
Example:
No matter how hard he tried to talk around the issue, President Bush could not gloss over the fact that he had raised taxes after all.
Sentence in Classic:
I could see that she was pretty, and from the gloss with which the light shone upon her dark dress I knew that it was a rich material.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But Levin, as he talked to his brother, was continually looking round at Vronsky, trying to think of something to say to him to gloss over his rudeness.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her habit of resolutely facing the facts, in her rare moments of introspection, did not now allow her to put any false gloss on the situation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She had to live it and it was too brutal, too hostile, for her even to try to gloss over its harshness with a smile.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context