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- adj. Polished, made shiny by rubbing (especially with a burnisher).
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of burnish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
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By the time Delvin burnished the last of the tape and pulled the leads down the sun was rising.
Without doubt, the main burnished piece is the pitcher which holds refreshing drinking water.
But the Golden Gate Bridge, which opened to pedestrians 70 years ago today -- at 6 a.m. on May 27, 1937 -- is more than an international icon in burnished red.
I have read a fiery Gospel writ in burnished rows of steel;
I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel:
"I hereby swear to keep your name burnished bright before all men, and to carry on your cause until the end of my days," she said.
I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel;
The landscape was a bit of palette knife work where I had to let the paint set up for a few hours and then kind of burnished it down-it's still very textural.
But nothing so arrests our speech when we are tempted to betray hidden trouble as to find ourselves face to face with a kind of burnished, radiant happiness.
"This trend will take on an exotic, safari feel thanks to the details in the wooden beading and metallic details, such as burnished coins and belts."
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