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war paint

n. a woman’s makeup. She’ll be ready when she gets on her war paint.
See also: paint, war
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MARK: Peace pipes for the present; war paint down the road.
If nose strips are able to enhance performance, it's a result of the fierce and powerful attitude that war paint inspires rather than any increased airflow.
When colonial rebels wearing mock headdresses and war paint dumped crates of tea into Boston Harbor, their Indian play was more than mere theatrics.
The trademark of one star is the length of two-by-four lumber he carries into the ring; others adorn themselves in futuristic war paint.
Eight Umpqua Indians in war paint and armed to the teeth didn't buy the young botanist's story that he was only shooting pine cones out of the trees for science and posterity.
Sadly, it looks as though the US Army's new Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) won't because will not be a proper combat helicopter, but a civil aircraft wearing war paint.
But while the war paint is clearly very important most females don't take care of it.
Position 2 - parades and casual wear - shirts and jackets type ventilation and Air Force insignia for war paint.
Margo herself didn't need much help in the war paint department when she started out.
It's a chillout day - I'm in yoga pants and flip flops without full war paint - I didn't expect to have my crow's feet analysed.
Goes on like war paint and covers a multitude of sins.
You wanted a chance to get a ride, And live the life you felt inside, Head held high with purest pride, War paint hides every pain defied.
She applies more war paint and, what's more, she won't be as prudish about her ankles being shown" - Craig Revel Horwood, a judge on Strictly Come Dancing, hopes that ex-Tory MP Edwina Currie (pictured) will come on the show.
It depicted an Aboriginal chief with war paint on his face and feathers coming out from the back of his head.
A deranged criminal with creepy facial scars and war paint arrives to spark a new wave of criminal chaos for one reason: because he wants to.