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English verb: slick up

1. slick up (change) make neat, smart, or trim


SamplesSpruce up your house for Spring.
Titivate the child.


Synonymssmarten up, spiff up, spruce, spruce up, titivate, tittivate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beautify, embellish, fancify, prettify

2. slick up (body) dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion


SamplesHe spruced up for the party.


Synonymssmarten up, spruce, spruce up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)groom, neaten









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