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makeup

make·up

makeup

 
 
pronunciation:
meI kuhp [or] meIk uhp
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lipstick, powder, and other cosmetics put on the face to change the way it looks or to make it look better.
On Halloween he put on makeup to look like a pirate.
 
definition 2: the way the parts of something are put together.
The makeup of Congress was half Democrat and half Republican.
similar words:
composition, structure
definition 3: the basic character of a person.
It was not in his makeup to be mean to others.
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