By glossing over facts, the Brookings report obscures the real story.
The classes will be taught too fast for you, glossing over concepts that you may not have encountered before.
Reviews for “Rap God” ignore its incendiary lyrics, glossing over them on the way to effusive praise for the new track.
It is then ironed in the usual way with a flatiron, and is ready for the glossing operation.
And there was no apologizing for anything in it, no glossing anything over.
It commands the scrutiny of facts, and an end to the glossing of truth.
He spent his life in gilding what is corrupt, and glossing over what is impure.
Well, I do my best to explain, glossing over one or two points; at the finish he closes his eyes and says nothing for a while.
Bladensburg is noted as the field of the disastrous militia defeat in 1814; there is no glossing over the uncomfortable facts.
"Elbow grease" is the principal secret connected with the art of glossing linen.
"luster," 1530s, from Scandinavian (cf. Icelandic glossi "flame," related to glossa "to flame"), or obsolete Dutch gloos "a glowing," from Middle High German glos; probably ultimately from the same source as Old English glowan (see glow (v.)).
"word inserted as an explanation," 1540s (earlier gloze, c.1300), from Latin glossa "obsolete or foreign word," one that requires explanation; hence also "explanation, note," from Greek glossa (Ionic), glotta (Attic) "obscure word, language," also "mouthpiece," literally "tongue," from PIE *glogh- "thorn, point, that which is projected" (cf. Old Church Slavonic glogu "thorn"). Figurative use from 1540s. Both glossology (1716) and glottology (1841) have been used in the sense "science of language."
1570s as "insert a word as an explanation," from gloss (n.2). From 1650s as "to add luster," from gloss (n.1). Figurative sense of "smooth over, hide" is from 1729, mostly from gloss (n.1) but showing influence of gloss (n.2) in the extended verbal sense of "explain away" (1630s), from idea of a note inserted in the margin of a text to explain a difficult word. Related: Glossed; glossing.