Gloss in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Gloss

(transitive) To add a gloss to (a text). | (countable) A brief explanatory note or translation of a foreign, archaic, technical, difficult, complex, or uncommon expression, inserted after the original, in the margin of a document, or between lines of a text. | (countable) A glossary; a collection of such notes.

Short Example Sentence for Gloss

  • 1. One native charm than all the gloss of art. 🔊
  • 2. Observe the marginal gloss to line 442. 🔊
  • 3. Life had no gloss for her, and it had no poetic appeal. 🔊
  • 4. It lacked gloss and shine to its coat, and seldom barked. 🔊
  • 5. The translator had misquoted the gloss of Hesychius. 🔊
  • 6. The Phonology of the Northumbrian Gloss of St. Matthew. 🔊
  • 7. They undoubtedly received a gloss from the ages which transmitted the tales. 🔊
  • 8. The gloss on this page belongs to the first line of text on page 60. 🔊
  • 9. Let the polished plows stay idle, their gloss already on the black soil. 🔊
  • 10. It seems that he has incorporated the gloss of a Christian believer. 🔊
  • 11. A gloss it ne'er can hope to gain Beneath the sun's more kingly ray. 🔊
  • 12. English Gloss on the Bible (penes me), the passage in Tobit, viii. 🔊

How to use Gloss in Sentence?

  • 1. Not that any such consideration led her to gloss or to minimise the disabilities of her own. 🔊
  • 2. There was no attempt made to gloss over ugly transactions with a veneer of morality. 🔊
  • 3. Use oil colors, but put them on with turpentine to avoid the unnatural gloss that oil will give. 🔊
  • 4. This revision forms the greater part, if not the whole, of the gloss which appears below. 🔊
  • 5. But neither have I the least desire to hide or gloss over our real failings and shortcomings. 🔊
  • 6. This is a very good point, and one that the critics of the DMCA sometimes gloss over too quickly. 🔊
  • 7. Moreover, these sheets will be slow in drying, and in all probability will have a surface gloss and a dark colour. 🔊
  • 8. Deceit, if not habitual with him, had been practiced too often to lack the gloss of truth from his ready tongue. 🔊
  • 9. However your noble mind may gloss over his attempted injuries to yourself, remember he stands amenable to the laws he has broken. 🔊
  • 10. He did not attempt to gloss over his story, but put his cousin in possession of the facts pretty much as the reader understands them. 🔊
  • 11. He studied their work again, and found that they covered the fibre with a kind of gum, which gave it gloss and strength. 🔊
  • 12. Every face was pale, not with a deathly pallor, but brilliant and livid, with the sweaty gloss of emotion. 🔊
  • 13. This surprising luster was the gloss of her body, the quality of her clothes and accessories, the way she traveled and the way she smiled. 🔊
  • 14. It is obtainable in any desired size, and with a great variety of surfaces, from extreme gloss to that of rough drawing paper. 🔊
  • 15. Before he reached his post the gloss of Jack's new mining clothes had departed for ever. 🔊
  • 16. This again is a gloss from without, and by no means involves Voltaire in the offence of art with a moral purpose. 🔊
  • 17. With gum I managed patiently to bind down loose ends and to give an improving gloss to the whole. 🔊
  • 18. Even the soft hue of her dress, the brown gloss of her hair, the graceful industry of her hands, had their attractive influence. 🔊
  • 19. It is a large, dignified room, built early in the nineteenth century, with white doors and gloss woodwork. 🔊
  • 20. For the rest she had really beautiful eyes, a somewhat elastic mouth, and a straight nose well powdered to gloss over its chronic redness. 🔊
  • 21. Altogether Miss Whichello was too much for him; and for once in his life he was at a loss how to gloss over his defeat. 🔊
  • 22. Eusebius himself rises to speak and, with the insinuating and charming manner for which he is famous, tries to gloss over what Arius has said. 🔊