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Then, turning to Dic, "She run to her room and spruced up when she saw you coming."
Mr. Gordon was very much spruced up and did not look nearly so old and tired as he had in the morning.
The little town of Priorton spruced itself up for its yeomanry weeks, and was all agog, as it never was at any other time.
"Guess I'd better start getting spruced up for the dance," he said, getting to his feet.
STARMAN'S QUESTROBERT SILVERBERG
It would never do for her to see him except properly "spruced up" for a trip to town.
WHEN THE COCK CROWSWALDRON BAILY
They had rehabilitated, spruced up, almost rebuilt the entire outside and grounds.
THE FIRST ONEHERBERT D. KASTLE
So Ned and Frank spruced themselves up, and went to the appointed place.
He had spruced up a little, though the four dollars he had got from Dinville the night before was not sufficient for new clothes.
PLOTTING IN PIRATE SEASFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
He walked in one evening at dusk, but at first sight I didn't know him he was so spruced and barbered up.
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEALUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
It seems to me you've spruced up mightily since the last time you came to the Bourg.

WORD OF THE DAY

propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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