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gloss

How to sign: an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
"he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color";

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Similiar / Same: semblance, color, colour

Categories: appearance, visual aspect

Within this category: color of law, simulacrum, face value, guise, disguise, verisimilitude

gloss

How to sign: an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field

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Similiar / Same: glossary

Categories: wordbook

gloss

How to sign: provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
"He annotated on what his teacher had written";

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Similiar / Same: comment, annotate

Categories: interpret

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