beautifying

adjective
beau·​ti·​fy·​ing | \ ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī-iŋ How to pronounce beautifying (audio) \

Definition of beautifying

: serving or intended to make someone or something more attractive or beautiful a beautifying lotion/treatment To ensure that everything does indeed look good, the Orentreichs offer a full menu of beautifying procedures: peels, laser resurfacing, Botox, sclerotherapy, protein injections …Vogue It evidently surpassed his majesty's comprehension how any sober-minded and sensible individual could entertain the least possible objection to so beautifying an operation [i.e., tattooing].— Herman Melville

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1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Beautifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beautifying. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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