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Doctor up   /dˈɑktər əp/   Listen
Doctor up

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive.  Synonyms: doctor, sophisticate.

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"Doctor up" Quotes from Famous Books

... ran for the family doctor, who lived but a few doors away. He briefly related the circumstances of the case to him, and then brought him back to the house. It was a long time before the violence of the paroxysm passed, leaving Mrs. Troutbeck so weak that she had to be carried by Frank and the doctor up to her room. ...
— Through Russian Snows - A Story of Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow • G. A Henty

... just the trouble. The doctor up there evidently didn't give her enough care—or, at least, just the right kind of care. Of course, he did the best he knew how, but he wasn't an expert in that line. After Ruth got home her eyes must have developed some new trouble, ...
— The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck - Stirring Adventures in the Oil Fields • Edward Stratemeyer

Words linked to "Doctor up" :   debase, sophisticate, adulterate, stretch, dilute, load

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