smoothed (part of speech: verb)
- " I will explain myself another time," said Don Lorenzo; " for the present pray attend to the glossed verses and the gloss, which run thus: Could 'was' become an 'is' for me, Then would I ask no more than this; Or could, for me, the time that is Become the time that is to be! - "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- These, then, were the forces glossed over so lightly by John Sewell's words. - "The Passing of Ku Sui", Anthony Gilmore.
- 10. " Glossed over only with a saint- like show, still thou art bound to vice." - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.