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adjective as in shapely

noun as in decoration

noun as in condition, health

verb as in decorate

verb as in beat, defeat

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Example Sentences

In the real world, you’d be able to appreciate the silver paint and orange wheels and trim.

You’ll have to trim a bit off the edges, but a 36-by-24-inch frame will give you the best results.

You can easily do an eight-inch cross cut at 90 degrees and cut lumber, hardwoods, trim, and more without much effort.

“It’s easy to hire people but hard to trim the fat,” the exec said.

From Digiday

The state held SDG&E responsible because it failed to trim back the tree.

His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.

Fold over the edges and crimp, then trim any remaining excess.

So the following year dozens of Santas, in full red and white trim, boarded a plane to Portland.

Rubenstein turned 65 in August, and he appears as trim and energetic as when he pulled all-nighters in the Carter White House.

An older and firmly round fellow with a trim beard leaned his head back and fought off tears.

Very trim and strong, and confident he looked, with the glow of youth in his cheeks, and the spark of happiness in his gray eyes.

A trim maid then brought in the tea equipage, and Georgie did the honours with her usual unaffected grace.

Then we mounted and took to the trail again, stripped down to fighting-trim, unhampered by a pack-horse.

The sense, in the present passage, is evidently 'to trim,' with reference to the eyebrows.

He scarcely dares glance at the trim ankle which she shows as she holds her dress out of the mud.


On this page you'll find 286 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trim, such as: compact, dapper, snug, streamlined, tidy, and well-groomed.

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