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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To polish to a shiny, bright finish.

Usage examples (31)
  • The red truck will really glow after we burnish it.
  • Nice to see a potential American leader able to once again burnish America’s image abroad. —
  • How does stepping in each of those places for a 3 hr. photo op "burnish" his foriegn policy cedentials?
  • "burnish" his militaristic credentials to the generally bellophilic Israeli voting public. for more
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