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Slur over   /slər ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Slur over

verb
1.
Treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly.  Synonyms: gloss over, skate over, skimp over, smooth over.






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"Slur over" Quotes from Famous Books



... English writers to slur over the disorders of 1837 as the results of the ignorant rabble following {411} the bad advice of the hot-heads, MacKenzie and Papineau; but it is worth remembering that everything the rabble fought for, and hanged for, has since been incorporated ...
— Canada: the Empire of the North - Being the Romantic Story of the New Dominion's Growth from Colony to Kingdom • Agnes C. Laut

... was much more energetic than her husband, and had made out quite a plan of the manner in which George should proceed. She discussed the matter with him at great length. The one difficulty she was, indeed, obliged to slur over; but even that was not altogether omitted in her scheme. "Whatever incumbrances there may be, free yourself from them at once," she ...
— Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite • Anthony Trollope



Words linked to "Slur over" :   handle, smooth over, treat, gloss over, do by



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