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vamp up

v.
1. To refurbish, improve, or embellish something: The designers vamped up the website using contemporary colors. I bought an old bookshelf and vamped it up with a new coat of paint.
2. To put something together; fabricate or improvise something: With no hard news available about the summit meeting, the reporters vamped up questions based only on rumor. When my turn came to tell a story, I vamped one up from tales I had heard as a child.
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Features a V-cut vamp and drawstrings to avoid gaping.
Venus and Venus Vamp bra and thong are pounds 22 and pounds 10 respectively, with Shame on You
Specify your length, box shape, width, shank strength, vamp, and heel height.
As part of the partnership agreement, CineSport and USA TODAY Sports will co-produce original programming for distribution through CineSport's VaMP platform with the ability to distribute across hundreds of destinations within both the CineSport and USA TODAY Sports universes.
or personalize your pair by specifying the maker, vamp shape, platform slant, and more.
I suspect if we were to run a Vampette (the name given to Vamps fans) through some sort of X-ray machine we could probably observe how they've evolved extra-large lungs and immensely muscular and powerful vocal cords specifically to scream louder than ever thought humanly possible at concerts.
Ganofsky said, "Le Vamp has seen such a phenomenal response from the iTunes community, and we want to give back the best way we know how.
Features a short, open U shaped vamp and low cut sides.
announced today the release of Le Vamp, an adorable gothic-themed endless runner game, now available on Android devices.
From Lily Allen's heavy eyeliner and black PVC to Pixie's cute lace frock - the ladies were a vamp.
The adult-only series based on the Charlaine Harris books, comes from the creators of Six Feet Under and offers more X-rated vamp action than Twilight.
The "V" shape vamp gives a lovely, elongated look to the foot.
If the vamp is too long, the dancer will not be able to go on demi-pointe, and if it is too short the dancer's foot will pop out of the shoe when she rises onto full pointe.
Earlier in the show, The Vamps had opened the second half of the show in stylish fashion and delivered a set that showed off material from their newest album Wake Up.