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the book invents new words like uglifying that comes from the adjective
She aimed, in "The Passion of New Eve", "to beautify [the prose] to such an extent that it becomes like uglifying".
For Al-Thaalibi's Tahsin al-qabih and the literary phenomenon of challenging commonly held views, see Geert Jan van Gelder, "Beautifying the Ugly and Uglifying the Beautiful: The Paradox in Classical Arabic Literature." Journal of Semitic Studies 48 (2003): 321-51 .
Another important issue for coatings is so called bio-fouling - fungi and other micro- and macro-organisms grow On or into the coating - degrading and uglifying the surface, as shown in Figure 9.