window-dress


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Verb1.window-dress - make something appear superficially attractive; "The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth"
beautify, fancify, prettify, embellish - make more beautiful
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The prosecutors and the commission have obtained a memo indicating the former chairman instructed his subordinates to window-dress the earnings report, investigators said.
There is nothing gimmicky about ExpoPark because we do not need to window-dress it with a lot of peripheral nonsense it works."
Jakarta stocks inched lower on profit taking following the market's recent window-dressed rally, but overall ended 2002 up 8.39 per cent.
TOKYO, June 16 Kyodo The Finance Ministry announced Wednesday it has nullified an accountant's registration for overlooking window-dressed earnings reports by failed Mita Industrial Co.