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air·brush / ˈe(ə)rˌbrəsh/ • n. an artist's device for spraying paint by means of compressed air. • v. [tr.] paint with an airbrush. ∎  alter or conceal (a photograph or a detail in one) using an airbrush: a picture of a man with wings airbrushed onto his shoulders. ∎  [usu. as adj.] (airbrushed) fig. represent or describe (someone or something) as better or more beautiful than they in fact are: an airbrushed vision of the decade.

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