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Adjective
Shiny as a result of being rubbed or ground
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“This means a lot of hard work, but it's worth it when you get that extra shiny smooth polished rock you're looking for.”
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Smooth or slippery, especially as a result of being rubbed or ground
“Carefully, he moved across the white marble lobby, placing his feet squarely on the ground so as not to slip on the polished surface.”
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Accomplished and skillful in execution
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“The restless camera, the energetic editing, and the polished performances give an impression of something clever and different.”
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Refined or cultivated in one's nature or dealings with others
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“Because of his polished manners, wealth, and good looks, Darcy makes a favorable impression on everyone.”
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Having characteristics associated with the upper class
“Rome replied by sending him a polished gentleman of noble birth.”
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Graceful and elegant in appearance or manner
“Her son, Jason, was greeting guests, looking polished in a crisp black shirt buttoned to the neck and black linen trousers.”
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Learned in the ways of civilized society
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Having a stylish or refined appearance
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Having a smooth, unbroken surface
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Free from dirt, marks, or stains
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Without the appropriate, usual, or natural covering
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Well written
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Containing oil
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The best of its kind or class
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Thin or below average in width
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Precisely accurate or correct
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To have carried out an action to the end
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“He never returned to Amiens, but he had leisure enough to polish off his masterpiece and send copies of it round to all the houses.”
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To have advanced or promoted the growth of
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“With focus, determination, and regular practice, a speaker can definitely polish his skills of communication and become an excellent orator.”
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To have contributed in some way to
“The piece is indicative of a writer who is pressed for time and has to write as he thinks in reporting an event with no time to polish his article.”
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Past tense for to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
“We must cut off the zips, buttons and collars to leave the material smooth enough to be used as a rag to polish cars.”
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Past tense for to practice a skill to improve one's command of it
“The acts will be able to polish their routines on mats and screens which provide dancers with steps to follow while playing a particular song.”
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Past tense for to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Past tense for to pat lightly and quickly to clean or wipe away
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Past tense for to bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced
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Past tense for complete or agree on a finished and definitive version of
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Past tense for to make slight corrections or adjustments to
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Past tense for to think again about a problem
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Past tense for to apply a substance such as oil or grease to (an engine or component) so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement
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Past tense for to sharpen (a blade)
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Past tense for to complete or fulfil
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Past tense for to clean and service (a car), as a valet does
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(archaic) Past tense for to render accomplished
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Past tense for to make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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