sex up

  1. (tr, adverb) informal to make (something) more interesting or exciting: the BBC decided to sex up the book's title

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How to use sex up in a sentence

  • But director J.J. Abrams may have done the impossible: sex up the ultimate nerd franchise.

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  • When smarting under the faithlessness of women, he dashed off a copy of verses, in which he held the whole sex up to scorn.

  • "You'll pursue the fair sex up to the very brink of the grave, Van Pycke," grumbled Knapp.

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