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- transitive verb To polish too much.
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- verb transitive To
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Instead, anxious students, and the adults who help them overpolish their applications, "leach all the personality out" of them, she says.
When a good painting is spoilt by overpolish, to wash the polish off is not to restore it to its former appearance.
That is, build in just enough to satisfy the user, but don't overpolish