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spi fing

  • s  excellent or splendid
    that's a perfectly spiffing idea

  • Every year, after the nation drags itself through the four to eight hours of an Oscar ordeal, critics offer suggestions for spiffing up the show.
  • She's also not too happy about delays in the rebuilding of the city's neighborhoods in order to focus resources on spiffing up all the official accommodations.
  • Other retailers are spiffing up their maternity departments: Target now offers a collection designed by Liz Lange, a former editor at Vogue magazine and the first designer to .
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  • Strong rental market brings wave of renovations
    Apartment owners are busy spiffing up to keep pace with growing demand, while skirting the hurdles that come with building new.
    June 30, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
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    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri is spiffing up its campus entrances to make a better first impression on visitors and new students arriving for the fall semester.
    June 28, 2013 - KOMU Columbia

  • Ian Carmichael in UPI.com
    When an interviewer asked him how he would spend a million pounds, Carmichael said he would buy "absolutely spiffing clarets."
  • Kurt Anderson in New York Times
    Kurt Andersen, Studio 360 host and Spy co-founder, says the gentrification of the city has corresponded with his own "embourgeoisment" so he does not regret the "spiffing-up of places like Times Square and the Lower East Side."

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