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Roget 522: interpretation, definition; explanation, explication; solution, answer; rationale; plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation; meaning etc. 516. translation; ... show more
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Dutch: glos, glossarium, verklarende woordenlijst, woordenlijst
Polish: glosarium, glosariusz
The property of being smooth and shiny.
Roget 845: beauty, the beautiful, to kalon [Gr.], le beau ideal. [Science of the perception of beauty] aesthetics, callaesthetics†. [-beauty of people] pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, ... show more
Dutch: glans, glos, glosse
An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading:
— He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction.
Dutch: gelijkheid, masker, schijn
Polish: fasada, pozór
Give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing.
Dutch: likken, polijsten, politoeren
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Moby thesaurus: abuse of terms, acting, affectation, afterglow, air glow, alibi, allowance, amplification, analysis, annotate, annotation, apology, apparatus criticus, appearance, apply paint, attitudinizing, bedaub, bedizen, begild, belie ... show more.
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