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nip and tuck
adv. & adj.
So close that the advantage or lead shifts from one to another and is virtually indeterminable.
A cosmetic surgical procedure in which skin and usually fat are removed and muscle is sometimes tightened to create a slimmer or more youthful appearance.
nip and tuck
In a state of close competition, with no way of predicting the eventual winner.
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|Noun||1.||nip and tuck - plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"|
|Adj.||1.||nip and tuck - inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition; "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was a nip and tuck affair"|
inconclusive - not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"
|Adv.||1.||nip and tuck - even or close in a race or competition or comparison; "the horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck"|
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