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Related / Similar Words: spruce up, slick up, smarten up, titivate, tittivate, spiff up, dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, smart, spiffy, snappy

 

Definition:
  • any coniferous tree of the genus Picea;
  • light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork;
  • dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion; "He spruced up for the party";
  • make neat, smart, or trim; "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child";
  • marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat";

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    Hyponyms: Norway spruce, Picea abies, weeping spruce, Brewer's spruce, Picea breweriana, Engelmann spruce, Engelmann's spruce, Picea engelmannii, white spruce, Picea glauca, black spruce, Picea mariana, spruce pine, Siberian spruce, Picea obovata, Sitka spruce, Picea sitchensis, oriental spruce, Picea orientalis, Colorado spruce, Colorado blue spruce, silver spruce, Picea pungens, red spruce, eastern spruce, yellow spruce, Picea rubens

     

    Member Meronyms: Picea, genus Picea

     

    Derivational Morphology: titivation, tittivation

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 雲杉   Dutch: spar  
    Estonian: kuusk   Finnish: kuusi  
    French: épicéa   German: Fichte  
    Greek: ερυθρελάτη   Italian: abete rosso  
    Japanese: トウヒ   Korean: 가문비 나무  
    Novial: abiete   Portuguese: abeto vermelho  
    Russian: ель   Slovene: smreka  
    Spanish: picea  
     
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