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prettify (v.)

"make pretty, embellish," especially in a petty, finical way, by the excessive or fanciful use of ornamentation, 1836, from pretty (adj.) + -fy. Related: Prettified; prettifying.

updated on October 28, 2020

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Definitions of prettify from WordNet

prettify (v.)
make more beautiful;
Synonyms: fancify / beautify / embellish
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