verb (used with or without object), beau·ti·fied, beau·ti·fy·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM beautifybeau·ti·fi·ca·tion [byoo-tuh-fi-key-shuhn], /ˌbyu tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounbeau·ti·fi·er, nounun·beau·ti·fied, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH beautifybeatify, beautify
Example sentences from the Web for beautify
He encouraged and helped carry out the beautifying of Williamsburg, the new capital city.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
In some natures the giving even of unrequited love is beautifying to the character.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
A deep, beautifying flush swept across the face under the deplorable old hat.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
They were bending their valuable energies toward beautifying themselves for the evening.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
The application of electricity—light divorced from smoke and heat—to the beautifying of city life is as yet in its infancy.America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer