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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A toiletry designed to beautify the body.

Usage examples (25)
  • Only synthetically prepared iron oxides are approved for use in cosmetics in this country.
  • L'Or é al took share in Chinese cosmetics over the past five years, notes Morgan Stanley.
  • He says phthalates used in cosmetics have been extensively tested and pose no health risks.
  • She has been selling brand name cosmetics for 15 years. for more
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