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pretty Idioms & Phrases


None-so-pretty

  • (Bot.), the Saxifraga umbrosa. See London pride (a), under London.
Webster 1913

pretty much

  • adverb to some degree
    • we were pretty much lost when we met the forest ranger
WordNet

pretty up

  • verb use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.
    do up; doll up; glam up.
    • She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends
WordNet

pretty-pretty

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously or inappropriately pretty
WordNet

pretty-spoken

Pret"ty-spo`ken adjective
Definitions
  1. Spoken or speaking prettily. Colloq.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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