spiffed up


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spiffed up

dressed up, groomed, and polished up nicely; clean and tidy. See if you can get yourself a little spiffed up before we go out to dinner. We wouldn't want the Wilmington-Thorpes to think you only have one suit. The house doesn't have to be too spiffed up for the Franklins. They are used to clutter.
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spiffed up

mod. dressed up, brushed up, and polished up nicely. See if you can get yourself a little spiffed up before we get to the front door. We wouldn’t want the Wilmington-Thorpes to think you only have one suit.
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