beautifying

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adjective beau·ti·fy·ing \ ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī-iŋ \

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

First Known Use of beautifying

1601


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