cosmeticize(redirected from cosmeticizing)
tr.v. cos·met·i·cized, cos·met·i·ciz·ing, cos·met·i·ciz·es
To make superficially attractive or acceptable: "cosmeticized packages of song and dance for easy audience consumption" (Saturday Review).
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to give (someone or something) a cosmetic treatment
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v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to improve superficially; cause to seem better or more attractive.
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