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Verb(1) dress or groom with elaborate care
(1) Time we'd got home and I'd put our lunch together, the afternoon was well under way and so we decided I should absent myself again while Graham dashed round to primp and preen the place and see the visitors through.(2) The contestants primp and preen, surrounded by clucking coteries of friends and parents.(3) She looked at her fingernails with great interest and, seeming satisfied, moved on to primp her hair.(4) You primp , you preen, you eat just right enough to get that bathing suit to hang just so.(5) Varsha was a respectable opponent, but she spent most of her time out of the arena primping and shopping, caring for nothing more than her appearance in public.(6) She primped her hair one more time, and blotted her lips once, for good luck.(7) And now here he is, primping his hair, smoothing down the front of his striped shirt just to get the relationship back on track.(8) Saturday night, Kara was primping in front of the mirror and nervously fussing with her hair.(9) Meg slipped on her long pink dress, and stood in front of the mirror, primping her hair playfully.(10) Walking over to the door, I primped my hair a bit and smiled.(11) I had spent the afternoon before primping - washing my hair, deliberating over clothes, and carefully applying makeup, all with Trisha's help.(12) Unlike some people I know, I don't need to spend hours primping and admiring myself in the mirror.(13) She's always primping , putting on makeup, taking extraordinary care with her hair, her looks, her clothes.(14) I prefer wearing my hair down and spending my time doing things other than primping .(15) Her normally neat and primped hair was now disheveled and arranged on her head as though she'd purposely stuck her head out of a car window on the highway.(16) And they are right to some extent - I'm not an exercise buff, I don't starve myself, and I don't spend hours primping in front of the mirror.
1. groom ::
2. tidy ::
3. arrange ::
4. brush ::
5. comb ::
7. spruce up ::
8. titivate ::
9. doll up ::
10. tart up ::
11. gussy up ::
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Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 5
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