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prettify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprettifypret‧ti‧fy /ˈprɪtɪfaɪ/ verb (prettified, prettifying, prettifies) [transitive]  CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENTto change something with the intention of making it more attractive, but often with the effect of spoiling it attempts to prettify the harbour→ See Verb table
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prettifyIf I were a liar, I should prettify the past of your wife, but I am not.Instead, the effect is to prettify the whole thing, something for which designer William Dudley needs no second invitation.Her ball gown was an old grey dress which she had prettified with some lengths of Brussels lace.
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Verb table
prettify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprettify
he, she, itprettifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprettified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave prettified
he, she, ithas prettified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad prettified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill prettify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have prettified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam prettifying
he, she, itis prettifying
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you, we, theyare prettifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas prettifying
you, we, theywere prettifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been prettifying
he, she, ithas been prettifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been prettifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be prettifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been prettifying
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