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English Dictionary: titivation by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
titivation
n
  1. sprucing up; making decorative additions to [syn: titivation, tittivation]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Titivate \Tit"i*vate\, Tittivate \Tit"ti*vate\, v. t. & i. [imp.
      & p. p. {Titivated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Titivating}.] [Formed
      from an uncertain source, in imitation of words in -ate fr.
      L.]
      To dress or smarten up; to spruce. -- {Tit`i*va"tion},
      {Tit`ti*va"tion}, n. [Both Humorous]
  
               [bd]Come here, an' let me titivate you.[b8] He sat down
               beside her, and submitted to be dusted.
                                                                              --Quiller-Couch.
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