fancify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1823 to make ornate, elaborate, or fancy <
a fancified hamburger
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  • fancify — /fan si fuy /, v.t., fancified, fancifying. to make fancy or fanciful; dress up; embellish. [1650 60; FANCY + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • fancify — fan·ci·fy …   English syllables

  • fancify — fan•ci•fy [[t]ˈfæn sɪˌfaɪ[/t]] v. t. fied, fy•ing cvb to make fancy or fanciful; dress up; embellish • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

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  • embroider — embroiderer, n. /em broy deuhr/, v.t. 1. to decorate with ornamental needlework. 2. to produce or form in needlework. 3. to adorn or embellish rhetorically, esp. with ornate language or fictitious details: He embroidered the account of the… …   Universalium

  • dress up — verb 1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive (Freq. 5) She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera The young girls were all fancied up for the party • Syn: ↑overdress, ↑fig out, ↑fig up, ↑deck up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slick up — verb 1. make neat, smart, or trim Spruce up your house for Spring titivate the child • Syn: ↑spruce up, ↑spruce, ↑titivate, ↑tittivate, ↑smarten up, ↑spiff up …   Useful english dictionary

  • smarten up — verb 1. make neat, smart, or trim Spruce up your house for Spring titivate the child • Syn: ↑spruce up, ↑spruce, ↑titivate, ↑tittivate, ↑slick up, ↑spiff up …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoothen — verb 1. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing smooth the surface of the wood • Syn: ↑smooth • Ant: ↑roughen (for: ↑smooth) • See Also: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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