revamp

[ verb ree-vamp; noun ree-vamp ]SEE DEFINITION OF revamp
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She would learn how to keep her own bank-account and revamp her arithmetic.

Why revamp and refurbish the old platitudes and dole them out each succeeding year?

WORD ORIGIN

1850, from re- "again" + vamp (v.) "patch up, replace the upper front part of a shoe." An earlier verb was new-vamp (1630s). Modern use is typically figurative. Related: Revamped; revamping.

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