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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theygloss over
he/she/itglosses over
present participleglossing over
past tenseglossed over
past participleglossed over
  1. gloss over something to ignore or avoid unpleasant facts

    He could no longer gloss over his failures.

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