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cosmeticize

[ koz-met-uh-sahyz ]
/ k蓲z藞m蓻t 蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used with object), cos路met路i路cized, cos路met路i路ciz路ing.
to improve superficially; cause to seem better or more attractive.
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Also especially British, cos路met路i路cise .

Origin of cosmeticize

First recorded in 1815鈥25; cosmetic + -ize
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