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Synonyms for trim

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to make neat and trim; make presentable

to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

to make a slight reduction in (a price)

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to furnish with decorations

to punish with blows or lashes

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

trim down: to lose body weight, as by dieting

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a state of sound readiness

having slender and graceful lines

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a state of arrangement or appearance

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a decoration or adornment on a garment

attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation

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cutting down to the desired size or shape

remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size

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decorate, as with ornaments

balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces

be in equilibrium during a flight

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decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

cut closely

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adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

thin and fit

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of places

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neat and smart in appearance

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severely simple in line or design

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And --as Harington himself puts it, trimly and often within his text--so much for Bishop Coldwell.
Like any chap, I like to see a trimly turned out woman.
With trimly fees estimated at pounds 2,250, a trust fund is also being launched to help talented but disadvantaged children the opportunity to realise their dream.
He preferred the surrounding Luxembourg Gardens to the other royal parks because they were not so trimly arranged; also for their ancient forest-trees, the descendants of which still crotchet and dapple its walks with their summer shadows.
when we arrived at Derek's, there seemed to be an overabundance of neatly attired waitstaff standing about in black pants and shirts with long bistro aprons tied trimly around the waist.
Cook's Diet for a Dead Planet: How the Food Industry is Killing Us (The New Press, $24) takes everything we've learned so far and bundles it trimly together, stuffing in plenty of new information as well.
Aside from an over-long, underwater coda, the trimly edited movie keeps the audience on its toes, never quite sure which way the story is going to move.
Two young soloists also impressed: Alice Billen, in a glowingly poised account of Britten's desperately gloomy Elegy for Solo Viola; and trimly confident trombonist Jonathan Bird, in part of a Concertino by Ferdinand David which, considering its dubious musical merits -a bit like substandard Schumann -was enjoyably short.
In the beginning, Liev Schrieber's Henry was cold and enigmatic, a trimly suited executive planning a corporate takeover in the Salic Law scene.
While Wharton could trimly anticipate the neat paradoxes of Gopnik ("the French are traditional about small things because they are so free about big ones"), at other times it's a hoot to imagine the doughboys fishing her pamphlet out of their packs.