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make up

verb

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1 to be all the substance of
  • the book is made up of 20 chapters

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2 to create or think of by clever use of the imagination
  • she keeps making up excuses as to why she hasn't yet finished the project

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makeup

noun

Synonyms of makeup (Entry 2 of 2)

1 preparations intended to beautify the face
  • she never left the house without applying her makeup and arranging her jewelry

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2 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged
  • the makeup of the memorial is strikingly simple: a single massive globe signifying world unity

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The first known use of make up was in the 14th century

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“Make up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/make%20up. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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