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verb as in beautify

verb as in preen

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Or it could prettify empty, big-box stores and try to make them more welcoming.

I must send him a little box at Christmas,—some little things to trim up his new house and prettify it.

There is no need to prettify the record; the record, as it stands, in all its crude natural colors, is good enough.

It is not the function of the biographer any more than it is that of a dentist to prettify his subject.

"Let no one think that they can force me to prettify my types," he said.


On this page you'll find 210 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prettify, such as: adorn, bedeck, decorate, array, deck, and embellish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.