Synonyms for (verb) gloss over

Synonyms: hush up, gloss over, sleek over, whitewash

Definition: cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error

Usage: Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin; She tried to gloss over her mistakes

Similar words: cover, cover up

Definition: hide from view or knowledge

Usage: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House


Synonyms: skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over, gloss over

Definition: treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly

Similar words: do by, treat, handle

Definition: interact in a certain way

Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently