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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of neaten.

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Examples

  • You could do this at home if you were properly hardcore, but the alternative is eye shadow or pigment (Golden Olive pigment, £15, maccosmetics. co.uk) dabbed on confidently and neatened with a cotton bud.

    The beauty bible

  • Also tackled my scrap basket - didn't empty it, just neatened it a bit so it will hold more.

    Lovely children

  • Instead of having the father come home and have to hunt for everyone, they can all be expecting him, having gotten the house cleaned up, their clothing neatened, hair combed, and greeting him at the door.

    Managing the Home

  • I started cleaning up the house; my mother told me I should have neatened up before everyone got there.

    Wednesday, Feb. 17 – The Bleat.

  • While the girls neatened the living room and kitchen. she tackled the bedroom. t l

    Broken Symmetry

  • Paige neatened as she went, on the chance-in the hope'that Mara's family might want to see her home.

    Broken Symmetry

  • His studio was dark, pens capped and papers neatened.

    Broken Symmetry

  • I know two shelves of towels that are going to be neatened in 5..4..3..2

    Fold A Bath Towel Efficiently For Easy Storage And Hanging | Lifehacker Australia

  • The room seemed to have been neatened without actually becoming neat.

    Her Fearful Symmetry

  • “Well,” Peggy admitted, “she roused herself, and neatened up all them scraps of paper, and come down.”

    The Blackstone Key

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