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  • adj. Made more lively, colourful or modern.
  • adj. Energetic.


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  • To skeptics, though, the jazzed-up Bloody Marys are like fashion-brand flagships: less consumer-friendly than showy and promotional.

    The Bloody Mary Makeover

  • The hash itself was a little too smoothly mixed for my tastes, but it had been jazzed-up with the addition of a good dollop of grain mustard, and the accompanying gravy had a proper depth of flavour.

    Norwich's 10 best budget eats

  • The technology allows Internet browsers to display jazzed-up images and effects that react to users' actions, delivering game-like interactivity without installing additional software.

    HTML5: A Look Behind the Technology Changing the Web

  • This soulless remake of the 1975 Norman Jewison-directed dystopian sci-fi picture starring James Caan skipped all the social commentary and went straight for jazzed-up, hyperviolent roller-derby action.

    Top 10 Pointless Remakes » Scene-Stealers

  • A jazzed-up new production of I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky may be about to redeem the original score

    John Adams's earthquake musical gets a welcome shaking down

  • This week's free events include a performance of jazzed-up Bjork songs, a blog party with tasty giveaways and the start of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

    Free and easy events

  • Gone are the huge, enigmatic sets and the hard-to-like orchestrations (the jazzed-up Monteverdi which accompanied Vsprs was particularly uphill work), replaced by a bare stage and a recorded soundtrack.

    Out of Context: For Pina

  • I go back to the dressing room and change out of the jazzed-up jogger the stylist dressed me in.

    Smile for the Camera

  • I put in layers of noodles, ricotta filling, jazzed-up pasta sauce with bits of spinach and mushroom, pop the entirechef d'œuvreinto the oven for an hour, then set candlelight and multi-colored, long-stemmed roses as centerpiece, about to embark on a UN-sized peace offering.

    Loved, Stupid

  • Or to be a little more precise: they're Victorian in a jazzed-up sense: Sergeant Pepper uniforms, Adam Adamant and so on.

    Archive 2010-07-01


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