retouch

[ verb ree-tuhch; noun ree-tuhch, ree-tuhch ]SEE DEFINITION OF retouch
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETOUCH

This Celestial-living is here, at our door, but we cannot retouch it without Act of God.

Give me my palette; I want to retouch the forehead of my hero.

Retouch it, therefore, trying to get the whole to look quite one piece.

Shall I call, when in the neighbourhood of Loughton Castle, and retouch it?

After it is dry, retouch the cheeks and lips with the same color.

Retouch it therefore, trying to get the whole to look quite one piece.

She went in to criticise and retouch her mother's painstaking arrangements.

So saying, he threw his watch and chain upon the man's neck; and taking up a chisel began immediately to retouch the statue.

She could retouch the plate to give it the right effect, and paint in a moon.

You know there is a law which permits any modern poet to retouch a play of Aeschylus, and bring it forward as his own composition.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from French retoucher (13c.) "to touch again" (with a view to improving), from re- "again" (see re-) + toucher (see touch (v.)).

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