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manicure

man·i·cure

manicure

 
pronunciation:
mae nih kyur
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: grooming of the fingernails, including shaping and polishing, esp. as provided by a professional beautician.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: manicured, manicures, manicuring
definition 1: to groom (the fingernails).
definition 2: to groom by trimming closely and neatly.
He manicured the lawn with his little clippers.
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