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Present participle for to dress in, especially in fine clothes
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“I was very impressed to have a father whose picture was in the newspaper, but thought it odd that a grown man would dress up in a snowsuit.”
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Present participle for to dress in smart or formal clothes
“She read about fancy balls where people dress up in their nicest clothes and dance.”
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Present participle for to dress in a special costume for fun or as part of an entertainment
“At Halloween, the other kids would dress up in superhero costumes to go trick or treating.”
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Present participle for to conceal the true identity or nature of
“It was a failure that the company had tried to dress up as a profitable venture.”
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Present participle for to portray or present in a particular way
“Do you find it troubling that the only way people take an interest in politics is if you dress it up as a comedy routine?”
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Present participle for to improve or enhance the attractiveness, quality or value of
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“A salesman quickly discovers that you dress up your words, as well as your appearance.”
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Present participle for to add some finishing touches to
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Present participle for make a performance of
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Present participle for make more agreeable or acceptable
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Present participle for to tell (usually fraudulently) in such a way as to render less severe or serious
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Present participle for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Present participle for to misrepresent oneself or something
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Present participle for to convey or express in a particular way or manner
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Present participle for to conceal or disguise (one's thoughts, feelings, or character)
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Noun
A thing which adorns or decorates
Noun
Embellishment or exaggeration in the description of an event
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