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verb     tart pronunciation in American English

phrasal verb

tart up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytart up
he/she/ittarts up
present participletarting up
past tensetarted up
past participletarted up
British informal
  1. 1
    to decorate something in order to improve the way that it looks, especially in a way that other people think is ugly
    1. a.
      to try to hide the fact that something is bad by showing or describing it in a positive way


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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