- A colloquial derivative of prettify. (Wiktionary)
“The "beautification algorithm" is more properly a "prettification" one, I think--generally speaking, it turned beautiful and interesting faces into boring faces.”
“And Lionel Shriver gets her teeth into the issue of male versus female novelists and gives it a good shake, arguing that female writers never receive the kind of accolades awarded to their male counterparts, and suffer from an infantilizing 'prettification' by marketing departments: ... trussing up my novels as sweet, girly and soft is like stuffing a rottweiler in”
“Some have got sniffy about the 'prettification' of his music as he moved away from dissonance but I think whatever he releases is of such a standard we can trust him to always be interesting and engaging, however small or large the progressions.”
“His gesture of confidence: Vornado Realty Trust, of which he is CEO and chairman, will within three months begin construction on a more than $100 million rehabilitation and prettification of 330 Madison Avenue, the classy old broad of a building at the near-peerless corner of 42nd Street.”
“One of the reasons I loved the movie The Departed was because in every single frame, a hard, dark, ugly truth was being spoken -- without apology or prettification -- and that of itself was beautiful.”
“Daley explains his passion for prettification by recalling that shortly after being elected in 1989 he took a train from Washington to New York, and was struck by the ugliness travelers saw as trains entered and left cities along the way.”
“Straight men are not wired in the art of prettification thank goodness.”
“In any case, prettification reached its peak and because I ended up with an extra ticket I was able to get hubby in as well.”
“The government's prettification efforts in the pending Supreme Court cases continue. posted by Eric 5: 22 PM |”
“Especially cool was getting to see all the Uglies madness at the Indiana school Scott visited -- there were hoverboards and games and all sorts of things, but my favorite was a gameboard set up like Operation, complete with bones and things to be removed during prettification.”
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