gloss over

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To cover up a mistake or a crime; to hush up or whitewash.
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They glossed over the problem, hoping that the customers wouldn't notice.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'gloss over':

gloss overTo treat something with less care than it deserves; to skimp.
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