burnish - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈbɜː(r)nɪʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyburnish
he/she/itburnishes
present participleburnishing
past tenseburnished
past participleburnished
  1. 1
    to rub metal until it shines
  2. 2
    to improve your reputation or the way you appear to other people

derived word

burnished

 

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/ˈbɜː(r)nɪʃt/
adjective