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Verb
To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
“When dry, the gold is burnished with a hooked or rounded tool called a burnisher.”
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To make as good as possible
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“The company badly needs a president who can burnish its image.”
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To free from breaks, curves, or bumps
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To make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
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Make or become more light
Noun
Brightness created by light reflected from a surface
“After some much-needed polishing, the silver tea set had a brilliant burnish.”
Noun
The surface appearance of a manufactured material or object, or the material used to produce this
Noun
The act of rubbing
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