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noun as in cosmetics

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Part of their hang-up was over the makeup of the new advisory board, whose selection is made by various appointments.

In Switzerland, scientists at a startup called Mootral are experimenting with a garlic-based food supplement designed to alter the bovine digestive makeup to reduce the amount of methane they emit.

What’s been seen so far is not a case of leopards “changing their genetic behavior as changes in genetic makeup will take decades of evolution to occur,” explains Swanepoel.

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There was our midterms forecast in 2018, which was pretty accurate in predicting the makeup of the House and the Senate.

The makeup of local City Councils could drastically change in cities like Escondido and Oceanside, where three seats apiece are on the ballot.

Storage containers hold a treasure trove of mascara, lipstick, blush, and other makeup.

Her services include a makeup session for a night out for $50.

Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.

She began teaching herself how to apply makeup through books and videos.

Hair and makeup have evolved stylistically along with the clothes we wear.

Miss Mitkin languidly took her bag out of the desk drawer and began to apply makeup.

The dam whose bursting caused this awful loss of life was very carelessly constructed, and had no stone work in its makeup.

He had a bright wit and genial manners, but moral endowments had been accidentally omitted in his makeup.

Fundamental as they are in our mental development, they enter into our general personality and become a part of our makeup.

She was medium tall, a little on the compact side, her blond hair cut too short, no makeup on her broad Slavic features.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to makeup, such as: lipstick, paint, blush, face, foundation, and greasepaint.

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