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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Polish and make shiny.

Usage examples (36)
  • Can you furbish up your old ones till then, and thereby prove yourself sensible for once?
  • They would furbish up their arms, and sharpen their weapons, and decorate their helmets and war-jackets.
  • As we exchange these few but amiable remarks about country houses, I furbish him up and make him concrete.
  • The garrison, numbering from 800 to 1000, now began to furbish itself up, to arm and practise with the rifle. for more
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