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cosmeticize

[koz-met-uh-sahyz] /kɒzˈmɛt əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), cosmeticized, cosmeticizing.
1.
to improve superficially; cause to seem better or more attractive.
Also, especially British, cosmeticise.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; cosmetic + -ize
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