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cosmetic

cos·met·ic

cosmetic

 
pronunciation:
kaz me tihk
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part of speech: noun
definition: a preparation used on the face or body to make the person wearing it look more attractive. Lipstick, nail polish, and powder are cosmetics.
My mother thinks she is not pretty without cosmetics.
derivation: cosmetically (adv.)
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The word cosmetic contains the following part:
cosm, cosmo Greek root that means universe, world, order