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    gloss - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gloss

    Definition
    (noun) an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    Synonyms : rubric
    Definition
    (noun) an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    Synonyms : glossary
    Definition
    (noun) the property of being smooth and shiny
    Synonyms : burnish , glossiness , polish
    Definition
    (noun) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
    Synonyms : color , colour , semblance
    Example Sentence
    • he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity
    • he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction
    • the situation soon took on a different color
    Definition
    (verb) give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing Definition
    (verb) provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
    Synonyms : annotate , comment
    Example Sentence
    • He annotated on what his teacher had written
    Definition
    (verb) provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase Definition
    (verb) give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
    Synonyms : color , colour
    Example Sentence
    • color a lie
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gloss

Glossary on last pages of a book is a gloss of technical terms.

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