Word Of The Day: Spruce

spruce
sproos, verb;
1. To make neat or dapper (often followed by up).
2. To make oneself spruce (usually followed by up).
adjective;
1. Trim in dress or appearance; neat; smart; dapper.

He studiously propped his European men’s fashion magazine on his bathroom mirror and got to work. Per his understanding of the makeover tutorial, he: plucked out all his eyebrows, drew ellipsoidal shapes around his eyes with eyeliner, painted whiteout over his front teeth (a bright smile isn’t just for girls!), and put a pumice stone in each shoe.

He looked in the mirror at his new, spruced up self. “If this doesn’t get me the job, I don’t know what will!”

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4 Comments to “Word Of The Day: Spruce”

  1. Loving the definitions, however was your use of ‘pumas’ intentional? Shouldn’t it be ‘pumice’?

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