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war paint


Synonyms and Antonyms of war paint

  1. preparations intended to beautify the face <when I was young, I loved to watch Mom put on her war paint before a fancy evening out> Synonyms cosmetics, maquillage, paint, makeupRelated Words greasepaint; camo, camouflage; cold cream, cream, eye shadow, kohl, lipstick, lotion, mascara, oil, powder, rouge, vanishing cream

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