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(tr, adverb) to dress up; deck out: tricked out in frilly dresses.
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|Verb||1.||trick out - put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"|
attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick up, gussy up, overdress, prink, get up
primp, preen, dress, plume - dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
prank - dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
tart up - dress up in a cheap and provocative way
dress, dress up - dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
enrobe - adorn with a robe
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
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1. An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end:
artifice, deception, device, dodge, feint, gimmick, imposture, jig, maneuver, ploy, ruse, sleight, stratagem, subterfuge, wile.
2. A mischievous act:
Slang: monkeyshine (often used in plural).
To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation:
beguile, betray, bluff, cozen, deceive, delude, double-cross, dupe, fool, hoodwink, humbug, mislead, take in.
trick out or up
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