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Word: primp

Definition: groom oneself with care; adorn oneself

Sentences Containing 'primp'

With long shady verandas and a blue slate roof, the four-story building comprised 70 rooms, each equipped with gas lights, hot and cold running water and a five-inch mirror to allow guests to primp before stepping out for the night.

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