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  • v. Present participle of groom.
  • n. Care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.
  • n. The act of teaching someone, often for advancement at work.
  • n. Caring for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.
  • n. The act of attempting to gain the trust of a minor with the intention of having a sexual relationship with him or her.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Preparing a person for a position requiring skilled behavior, especially by providing opposrtunity for practise and guidance in making the right decisions.
  • n. The activity of getting dressed, washed and generally of neat appearance.
  • n. The activity of cleaning oneself or others by removing lice, ticks, dirt, etc. from the fur; -- of animals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. activity leading to skilled behavior
  • n. the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes

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