[ koz-met-uh-sahyz ]
/ kɒzˈmɛt əˌsaɪz /
verb (used with object), cos·met·i·cized, cos·met·i·ciz·ing.
to improve superficially; cause to seem better or more attractive.
Why We Don’t Think Kylie Is “Self-Made”Our dissection of self-made certainly isn't intended to take away from Kylie Jenner's success. But, Forbes's decision to call Jenner self-made still deserves criticism because it ignores one big issue: privilege.
Also especially British, cos·met·i·cise.
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