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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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With its distinguished artistic team, War Paint was "right up our line artistically," the Goodman's Schulfer says.
The war paint symbolizes the strength of youth," said Marston, who remembered that today's Elders were yesterday's children, who were taken away.
Hollywood abandoned blackface and war paint on whites years ago-apparently not The Advocate when Israelis portray Palestinians in 2007.
They had flags as capes and makeup on like war paint, and all other kinds of crazy hats and flair.
FRESHLY-graduated make-up artist Vicky McNeil has literally been slapping on the war paint.
It's Rita's court appearance and despite the war paint and reinforced hairdo, the poor woman is a nervous wreck.
We thought it was a kind of psychological war paint," he says.
The seniors are all painted with war paint and they are having such a great time fake-terrorizing everyone
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.
Instead, it's Helena Rubinstein, the manufacturer and seller of cosmetics, whose rivalry with fellow makeup empress Elizabeth Arden is the subject of the new musical War Paint.