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verb as in physically prepare; groom

verb as in cover a wound

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A dress would then show up at a customer’s home, she’d wear it for whatever occasion had brought her to the site to begin with, and then she’d ship the dress back when she was done with it.

From Fortune

The Swedish dress up like Swedish milkmaids and make a lot of noise.

From Eater

As if to underscore that the company does not plan to bend to convention even once public, Karp introduced Wednesday’s presentation dressed in cross country-training gear in a pre-recorded video.

From Fortune

In the end, the battalion rides to the emperor’s defense with Mulan openly in the lead, dressed as a woman.

From Vox

Being mistaken for the parking valet no matter how well one is dressed, or being wantonly stopped by the police are all too regular events for many.

From Fortune

And so, he says he left prison without proper ID, just his release papers and the “dress-out gear” he was given by the state.

Even for Arabic dance no one wears a long dress, just a scarf around the hips.

Families stuff a life-size male doll with memories of the outgoing year and dress him in their clothing.

“The dress is just fishnet and crystals and a couple fingers crossed,” Selman told of the dress.

The exhibit also includes examples of designers borrowing from fine art, as Yves Saint Laurent did with his Mondrian dress.

And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.

That poor, pretty creature, starving, in her charming pink dress and hat of roses.

Every time he is dressed, or sees his mother dress, he has an object-lesson in symmetrical arrangement.

She is always attired in black, and is utterly careless in dress, yet nothing can conceal her innate elegance of figure.

If she is so distingue in rather less than ordinary dress, what would she be in a Parisian costume?


On this page you'll find 221 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dress, such as: apparel, attire, costume, ensemble, frock, and garb.

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