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synonyms for beautifying

  • adorn
  • bedeck
  • decorate
  • array
  • deck
  • embellish
  • enhance
  • garnish
  • gild
  • glamorize
  • grace
  • improve
  • ornament
  • prettify
  • trim
  • dress up
  • make up
  • set off
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antonyms for beautifying

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  • decrease
  • harm
  • hurt
  • worsen
  • disfigure
  • injure
  • mar
  • spoil
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How to use beautifying in a sentence

He encouraged and helped carry out the beautifying of Williamsburg, the new capital city.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
In some natures the giving even of unrequited love is beautifying to the character.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
A deep, beautifying flush swept across the face under the deplorable old hat.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
They were bending their valuable energies toward beautifying themselves for the evening.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
The application of electricity—light divorced from smoke and heat—to the beautifying of city life is as yet in its infancy.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
How sweetly the tune that is written is saying that obeying is meaning that apologising is not beautifying.
MATISSE PICASSO AND GERTRUDE STEINGERTRUDE STEIN
There had been some discussion as to improving and beautifying the city of San Francisco prior to the catastrophe of April 18th.
SOME CITIES AND SAN FRANCISCO AND RESURGAMHUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
They are gradually improving and beautifying their surroundings, so as to make out of this secluded spot a paradise.
PEPITA XIMENEZJUAN VALERA
And I, in my turn, ought to be beautifying my belongings for those who come after me.'
ATLANTIC CLASSICSVARIOUS
But, in this act of beautifying their narrow field, they had done nothing to enlarge it.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEAUTIFYING

  • adorning
  • advancing
  • artistic
  • beautifying
  • beneficial
  • broadening
  • civilizing
  • constructive
  • corrective
  • developmental
  • dignifying
  • disciplining
  • edifying
  • educative
  • elevating
  • enriching
  • expanding
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanizing
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • instructive
  • learned
  • liberal
  • liberalizing
  • nurturing
  • ornamenting
  • polishing
  • promoting
  • raising
  • refined
  • refining
  • regenerative
  • socializing
  • stimulating
  • uplifting
  • widening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.