- to make or become beautiful.
Origin of beautify
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adorn, embellish, enhance; bedeck, array.
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Examples from the Web for beautifying
If you follow after good, every good act is a beautifying touch to your own soul.The Soul of a People
The care and beautifying of cemeteries is another branch of the work.Checking the Waste
Mary Huston Gregory
These studies were followed only for the purpose of perfecting and beautifying the personality.Lucretia Borgia
This is a most excellent paste for preserving and beautifying the teeth.
They can do a good deal in the beautifying line, but they can't do everything.The Woman Beautiful
Helen Follett Stevans
- to make or become beautiful
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Word Origin and History for beautifying
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