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Be reconciled after a quarrel: let’s kiss and make up
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  • As Paul and Heather prepare to do battle, another celebrity is apparently kissing and making up.
  • The wealthy couple were later seen having a lover's tiff before kissing and making up on the dance floor.
  • They argue almost constantly, only stopping occasionally to hug and kiss and pretend to make up.
be friends again, bury the hatchet, declare a truce, make peace, forgive and forget, shake hands, become reconciled, settle one's differences, mend fences, call it quits
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Pronunciación: /ˈmeɪkʌp/


[mass noun]
1Cosmetics such as lipstick or powder applied to the face, used to enhance or alter the appearance: she came downstairs, her face still white under her heavy make-up [with modifier]: stage make-up [as modifier]: chief make-up artist
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  • Stage make-up is necessarily heavy, in order to be seen, and seen as natural, by the audience.
  • Apply your usual foundation make-up or powder to cover any imperfections and even out your skin tone.
  • Just before going on stage, the make-up lady had dabbed powder on my face.
foundation, pancake, panstick, powder, loose powder, pressed powder, blusher, rouge, concealer;
informal paint, warpaint, face paint, slap
rare maquillage
2The composition or constitution of something: ozone damages the cellular make-up of plants and trees
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  • The important and terrifying thing is what's happening inside the US, to the constitution and make-up of the country.
  • Geochemistry involves studying the chemical make-up of rocks, the chemistry of water or any geological material.
  • To the extent that the physical make-up of organisms provides heritable variation, it becomes a malleable clay that can be sculpted by selection.
2.1The combination of qualities that form a person’s temperament: a curiously unexpected timidity in his make-up
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  • Philosophy Like science is heavily influenced by the psychological make-up of the person doing the thinking.
  • The emotional and psychological make-up of a young person can often be forgotten in the rush for top points.
  • Of equal importance in experiential terms, however, was the psychological make-up of individuals as well as communities and cultures.
archaic humour, grain
3 Printing The arrangement of text, illustrations, etc. on a printed page: page make-up
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  • Seamus started his own career as an apprentice compositor, during the days when all page make-up was in hot metal.
  • Then there was the excitement of starting to do our own page make-up, having bought a Compugraphic typesetting machine.
4 [count noun] North American A supplementary test or assignment given to a student who missed or failed the original one: I would have flunked the course but she let me write a make-up
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  • A busy teacher of thirty students who allows three make-ups per student, however, is agreeing to ninety make-ups a year!
  • Some teachers save one Saturday a month for make-ups, and all lessons for the month may be made up only on that day.
  • Another teacher may say, ‘I have a firm makeup policy and my students all understand it, and I have no problems with make-ups.’

Palabras que riman con make-up

break-up, shake-up, take-up

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