spruce up

phrasal verb
spruced up; sprucing up; spruces up

Definition of spruce up

: to make (someone or something) look cleaner, neater, or more attractive We spruced up the room with a fresh coat of paint. I need to spruce myself up a bit before we go out to dinner.

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“Spruce up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spruce%20up. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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