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Synonyms for spruce



Synonyms for spruce

to improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing

to make or keep (an area) clean and orderly

to make neat and trim; make presentable

Synonyms for spruce

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The meal finished, Kama replenished the fire, cut more wood for the morning, and returned to the spruce bough bed and his harness-mending.
But the spruce trees were too thick for an outlook, and he threaded his way across the flat and up the first steep slopes of the mountain at the back.
Bell's spruce grove as usual, fully intending to stay only long enough to "pick a chew.
The next morning, when I looked out, I saw the hollow-backed bay between the Varnum spruces, and Ethan Frome, throwing back his worn bearskin, made room for me in the sleigh at his side.
Young Ethan Frome walked at a quick pace along the deserted street, past the bank and Michael Eady's new brick store and Lawyer Varnum's house with the two black Norway spruces at the gate.
The pitch of the Corbury road, below lawyer Varnum's spruces, was the favourite coasting-ground of Starkfield, and on clear evenings the church corner rang till late with the shouts of the coasters; but to-night not a sled darkened the whiteness of the long declivity.
M2 PHARMA-November 13, 2017-Simpson Named to Spruce Biosciences Board of Directors
An economic analysis released today by Synapse Energy Economics found that CPS Energy has likely been losing money by operating its outdated Spruce 1 and Spruce 2 coal-burning units at the Calaveras power plant over the past several years and would likely continue to do so into the future.
LOVELORN penguin Spruce has had his profile uploaded to dating site Plenty of Fish in the hope he can p-p-p-pick up a p-p-p-partner.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 4, 2016-Rachel Zoe's DreamDry, Spruce and Bond Form Luxury Beauty Services Provider Hudson BLVD Group
CLINTON - After jumping out to a 2-0 advantage last week in the Clinton Softball Association's (CSA) best-of-five championship series, second-seeded Spruce Street Tavern found the tables turned this week.
In a 1925 article in the Scientific Monthly titled "The Vanishing Spruce," referred to the high elevation red spruce (Picea rubens) as a "lost tribe.
This week the Harpoon Brewery released the latest installment of their 100-Barrel Series, Vermont Spruce Tip Ale.
Karen Spruce, 56, avoided jail last year after admitting stealing pounds 22,000 as treasurer of Wick Town Improvements Association.
The August 2009 issue of The American Biology Teacher has a wonderful photo of a female spruce grouse.