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primp up

To make someone, something, or oneself appear more visually attractive or appealing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "primp" and "up." My sisters wanted to primp me up for my date, but I told them I was happy with how I looked. The real estate agent wants us to primp up the house a bit before we put it on the market. She said she wanted to primp herself up before going out, but she's been in there for nearly an hour.
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primp (oneself) up

to get dressed up; to fix oneself up by combing, brushing, adjusting, etc. Let me stop in the powder room and primp myself up a bit. I have to go in here and primp up.
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"This innovative new partnership with PRIMP and Sparkfly allows for deeper engagement with the Walgreens and Duane Reade customer, ultimately, to offer her a more personalized shopping experience."
THIS useful mini four-piece hand and nail set Primp and Primp by Ms Manicure, pounds 4.99, has all the basic tools, a nail clipper, cuticle sticks and hand cream as well as a six-use nail file and buffing tool which is tiny enough to travel in your handbag or beach kit.
A YOU should do the same as a bridesmaid at a heterosexual union - help to primp up and calm down the participants and witness the signing of the register.
However, despite her apparent exhaustion, she still managed to primp and pose for the waiting photographers outside the studio.
Primp your lips by mixing these five shades to find one that's uniquely you.
Indeed, although singer-guitarist Kaia Wilson, drummer Melissa York, and bassist Alison Martlew rock while the boy groups simper and primp, they're all surprisingly after the same demographic.
Too often they regard popularity as a sign of mediocrity and are happy to stage obscure works in half-empty auditoriums because, for them, the real show takes place in the bar where polite society can preen and primp itself and tell itself that it's superior to the riff-raff outside.
The Prominence Institute of Management and Professional Studies (PRIMPS), a private tertiary institution accredited by the London Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) and operating in Takoradi, has graduated a total of 156 graduates.
Cue ear-catchingly primped strings, gigantic harmonies and squealing guitars featuring on bonkers songs such as The Bully, The Student Becomes The Teacher and This Is My Tree.
Here's to the primped and tattooed football players who never have a hair out of place after the match.
029 2030 4400 FILM Show Dogs (PG) Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
The dogs were pampered with gourmet dog treats from Emma Lou's Homemade Kitchen, primped by groomers from Suds 'Em Yourself & We Suds 'Em Dog Grooming, and photographed in front of a Valentine-themed backdrop by Mike Nordtvedt of LifeSlice Photography.
In previous seasons of BGT regardless of how primped and preened she was, Amanda was unthreatening, a little mousey even.