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burnish definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create smooth or shiny by or like by rubbing; polish.
    • To wipe with a tool that serves specifically to smooth or polish.
    • To cause to shine; in order to make smooth and brilliant; to polish; specifically, to polish by massaging with one thing tough and smooth.
    • to help make smooth or shiny by or as though by scrubbing; polish.
    • To rub with a tool that serves especially to smooth or polish.
    • To cause to shine; in order to make smooth and brilliant; to polish; especially, to polish by rubbing with one thing hard and smooth.
  • noun:
    • A smooth shiny finish or appearance; luster.
    • the result of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.
    • Polish; thus, gloss; brightness; luster.
    • the property to be smooth and shiny
    • A smooth shiny finish or look; luster.
    • the consequence of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.
    • Polish; for this reason, gloss; brightness; luster.
    • the home of being smooth and shiny
  • verb:
    • to help make smooth or shiny by massaging; to polish; to shine.
    • polish while making shiny
    • to produce smooth or shiny by massaging; to polish; to shine.
    • polish making shiny
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shine forth; to brighten; to become smooth and shiny, as from swelling or filling out; for this reason, to develop big.
    • To shine forth; to enhance; in order to become smooth and shiny, as from inflammation or filling out; therefore, to grow large.
  • others:
    • resulting in to glow or become resplendent.
    • To polish by friction; make smooth and lustrous: as, to burnish metal.
    • To grow, as a kid; thrive; flourish; become fat and streamlined; thus, in order to become bright or brilliant; show conspicuously.
    • To cause to glow or be resplendent.
    • To polish by rubbing; make smooth and lustrous: as, to burnish metal.
    • to cultivate, as a kid; thrive; flourish; become fat and sleek; hence, to become brilliant or brilliant; program conspicuously.
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