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We did not want it to be just a prettified, generic outdoor African setting.
The reception, which was prettified by traditional Australian beats and
a large building has recently been refurbished and prettified for use as a missionary center.
It depends on the latest in surveillance and crowd control: watched and recorded by hidden gadgets, the children's government experiment is played out over a few summer weeks in Big Brother-style seclusion on a prettified island in the Oslo fjord.
Belafonte's light skin enabled him to develop a sexualized image which was denied to darker-skinned actors and singers but always remained frustrated by the prettified calypso music he was often forced to sing.
On the other hand, Edvard Bergh's Summer Landscape is a prettified riverside scene with peasant and cattle which suggests Corot on his best behaviour.
That seems to be happening on Qianmen, a commercial thoroughfare that is being transformed into a Western-style Chinatown, with gaudily painted arches, gilded planters, prettified facades and a period streetcar.
They remain edgy and elegant leaders promoting bold colors, flashy fabrics, unique tailoring, astonishing bling, fancy fingernails and prettified feet.
Murder, abduction, rape and prostitution cannot be prettified or shied away from.
Founding myths are not prettified fairy tales, as detractors think, but "a structure of meaning, a manner of giving a manageable shape to the cosmos.
Lee examines the prettified language that the Pentagon concocts to camouflage the gore of its invasions.
Although the small, somewhat ramshackle village of my childhood has grown and been prettified, most of my old stomping grounds are unchanged.
John Kerry, if he had it in him, could lead a national teach-in--re-educate those who have forgotten or prettified their memories but especially inform younger voters who weren't around for the national shame a generation ago.
And then there is the prettified Depression era and populist pandering of ``Seabiscuit.
It really sounds as though this music could have been composed originally for piano; never do you feel as though you are simply listening to rock music that has been prettified.