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noun     beauty pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the quality of being beautiful or very good to look at

    He was impressed by her beauty and charm.

    I admired the beauty of the landscape.

  2. 2
    [countable] a beautiful woman

    She was a great beauty in her time.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] a quality that something has that gives you pleasure

    the beauty of her poetry

  4. 4
    [countable] informal something that you think is very good or a good example of its type

    I love old cars, and that one’s a beauty.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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