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Glossy

Bright or shiny, especially on paper or in print. Glossy items are used in marketing in order to attract attention.
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Speak, gentlemen, speak -- I am listening; conceal nothing, gloss over nothing.
The fresh gloss of the soul, so early lost, and without which the world's successive scenes had been but a gallery of faded pictures, again threw its enchantment over all their prospects.
Its merits as a prepartion for the hair are undeniable--it imparts to it a superb gloss and a silky fineness.
On entering the apartment, be had mechanically lifted his cap, and exposed a head covered with hair that rivalled, in color and gloss, the locks of Elizabeth.
Her eager defence of her brother, her hope of its being hushed up, her evident agitation, were all of a piece with something very bad; and if there was a woman of character in existence, who could treat as a trifle this sin of the first magnitude, who would try to gloss it over, and desire to have it unpunished, she could believe Miss Crawford to be the woman
Its very garments, moreover, partook of the magical change, and shone with the gloss of novelty and glistened with the skilfully embroidered gold that had long ago been rent away.
I could see that she was pretty, and from the gloss with which the light shone upon her dark dress I knew that it was a rich material.
He returns immaculate in the evening with the gloss still on his hat and his boots.
Both knew that it was in their two minds that they might part the next morning for ever, despite the gloss of assuaging conjectures thrown over their processing because they were of the sort to whom any parting which has an air of finality is a torture.
To make this article go down, gentlemen," say Sheen and Gloss, the mercers, to their friends the manufacturers, "you must come to us, because we know where to have the fashionable people, and we can make it fashionable.
I do not wish to gloss over any fault the prisoner may have committed, if such a fault exists; but we owe her some consideration, and that's flat
There was a gloss as of brown nuts on her satin-smooth hair and a soft, ripe glow on her round cheeks.