gloze


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gloze \Gloze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glozed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Glozing.] [OE. glosen, F. gloser. See gloss explanation.]
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   1. To flatter; to wheedle; to fawn; to talk smoothly.
      --Chaucer.
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            A false, glozing parasite.            --South.
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            So glozed the tempter, and his proem tuned.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. To give a specious or false meaning; to ministerpret.
      --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gloze \Gloze\, v. t.
   To smooth over; to palliate.
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         By glozing the evil that is in the world. --I. Taylor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gloze \Gloze\, n.
   1. Flattery; adulation; smooth speech.
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            Now to plain dealing; lay these glozes by. --Shak.
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   2. Specious show; gloss. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney.
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