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grooming

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  • verbmake ready, prepare physically
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Synonyms for grooming

verb make ready, prepare physically
  • comb
  • educate
  • prim
  • tend
  • brush
  • clean
  • coach
  • curry
  • dress
  • drill
  • nurture
  • preen
  • prep
  • prime
  • primp
  • ready
  • refine
  • refresh
  • sleek
  • tidy
  • train
  • lick into shape
  • make attractive
  • make presentable
  • pretty up
  • put through grind
  • put through mill
  • rub down
  • shape up
  • slick up
  • smarten up
  • spiff up
  • spruce up
  • turn out

Antonyms for grooming

  • damage
  • dirty
  • forget
  • mess up
  • neglect
  • ruin
  • ignore
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More words related to grooming

reprimand

noun. oral punishment
  • admonishment
  • admonition
  • bawling out
  • blame
  • calling down
  • castigation
  • censure
  • chiding
  • comeuppance
  • dressing-down
  • going over
  • grooming
  • hard time
  • lecture
  • piece of one's mind
  • ragging
  • rap
  • rebuke
  • reprehension
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • slap on wrist
  • talking-to
  • telling-off
  • tongue-lashing
  • what for

toilet

noun. grooming or dressing one's person
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.