He silvered or gilded, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) or washed over with gold or silver, (Mṣb,) a thing (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ, TA) of brass (TA) or copper or iron. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)―
He [varnished or] embellished falsehood so as to give it the appearance of truth. (TA.) He falsified information, عَلَيْهِ to him, in reply to a question. (Ḳ.)―
He involved in confusion, or doubt; or practised concealment or disguise: or he concealed or disguised: (Ṣ, TA:) and he deceived, deluded, beguiled, circumvented, or outwitted. (TA.)―
He varnished, or embellished with a false colouring.