Preen synonyms

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(Military, intransitive) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.
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(Informal) Entirely; wholly:
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To make neat; arrange in an orderly, tidy way; to tidy.
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An area in air, water, soil, or rock containing pollutants released from a single source. A plume often spreads in the environment due to the action of wind, currents, or gravity.
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To indulge (oneself) in a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction:
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To make less crude; polish or refine
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To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
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To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care; preen.
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To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
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To prepare, as for a specific position or purpose:
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To lift one's head, straighten one's posture, etc. jauntily
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
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(Figuratively) To cut down or shorten (by the removal of unnecessary material).
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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