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Makeup   /mˈeɪkˌəp/   Listen

Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance.  Synonyms: make-up, war paint.
An event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event.  Synonym: make-up.  "The two teams played a makeup one week later"
The way in which someone or something is composed.  Synonyms: composition, constitution, make-up, physical composition.

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"Makeup" Quotes from Famous Books

... to see the Trojan Horse, but not to get inside of him. I never before had suspected that the famous beast had a sense of humor in his makeup. I was about to make some further inquiry when a bell above us began ...
— Olympian Nights • John Kendrick Bangs

... twenty poor Orphans under his care, who, having read one of my Reports, desired him to send to the Orphans in Bristol their little donations, each having contributed from 2d. to 8d., 5s. 6d. is from an aged Christian, 10s. from a servant of the donor, and 8l. 16s. 1d. from himself, to makeup the 10l. ...
— A Narrative of Some of the Lord's Dealings with George Mueller - Written by Himself, Fourth Part • George Mueller

... still in the makeup of the mountaineer that spirit of independence. He does not want to rent. He wants to own outright, even if his property is no more than a house seat. There are few sharecroppers in the southern highlands. A mountaineer would rather suffer ...
— Blue Ridge Country • Jean Thomas

... candidate, now the state of the country in respect of parties, now the merits of "American Writers," which afforded his 'prentice hand the requisite practice in the use of the pen. He had already acquired a perfect knowledge of typesetting and the mechanical makeup of a newspaper. During his apprenticeship he took his first lesson in the art of thinking on his feet in the presence of an audience. The audience to be sure were the members of a debating club, which he had organized. He was very ambitious and was doubtless looking forward ...
— William Lloyd Garrison - The Abolitionist • Archibald H. Grimke

... the U.S. market and its competitive basis reinforce this element. The largest challenges may be to shape and exploit this commercial potential and then to ensure that its enduring advantages become fundamental in the makeup of our military forces. Unlike the defense industrial base required during the Cold War, this new commercial base is neither heavy nor is it a massive industry relying on producing large things. Indeed, its edge has depended on getting "smaller, ...
— Shock and Awe - Achieving Rapid Dominance • Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade

Words linked to "Makeup" :   event, paint, genotype, make up, cosmetic, structure, face powder, lip rouge, eyeshadow, lipstick, genetic constitution, rouge, lip-gloss, composition, eyeliner, mascara, blusher, blackface, phenotype, texture, kohl, greasepaint, karyotype, grain, constitution, property, eyebrow pencil

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