Sentence Examples


  • Deep emotion flowed across her expression, causing Jackson's eyes to gloss over.
  • That the word " thirtieth " is old, appears from the fact that a scribe has added a gloss (vv.
  • With a surface gloss of Greek education, he united the subtlety, the superstition, and the obstinate endurance of an Oriental.
  • Its colours are beautiful, pink and red with a silvery gloss; but the male as it grows old takes on a singular deformity of the head, with a swelling in the shape of a monstrous human-like nose.
  • As a general rule the annalists wrote in a spirit of uncritical patriotism, which led them to minimize or gloss over such disasters as the conquest of Rome by Porsena and the compulsory payment of ransom to the Gauls, and to flatter the people by exaggerated accounts of Roman prowess, dressed up in fanciful language.

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