burnish

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • Her hair was light brown and had a burnished look in the sun. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Problem, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Though the burnished sky announced his near approach, the sun was not yet visible. Cited from The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish,byJames Fenimore Cooper
  • New eggs are a bright yellow color, but they later turn burnished red.
  • His time in prison burnished his reputation and helped his cause.
  • The last reflected light of the sun fell red upon the burnished surface of the water. Cited from The River and I, by John G. Neihardt
  • Though his hands were hands of fire, Of fire, his hands, his strength as burnished steel. Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch
  • The final two steps are the polish and in some cases the burnishing.
  • There was no color about her except in her red burnished hair and her red, curved mouth. Cited from The Reason Why, by Elinor Glyn
  • He found them all hard at work burnishing up their armour. Cited from At Agincourt, by G. A. Henty
  • This he placed upon a great block of burnished copper, and upon it played a force. Cited from Skylark Three, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • Burnish them if necessary, and you will see a band of light reflected from each wire. Cited from The Aeroplane Speaks, by H. Barber
  • As for your big eyes, I believe you burnish them. Cited from The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Hewlett
  • "So much variety of color; and that burnished look that some of them have." Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • She dedicated the remaining years of her life to burnishing his legacy.
  • The next morning the men were busy in burnishing their arms. Cited from Record of a Quaker Conscience, Cyrus Pringle's Diary, by Cyrus Pringle
  • He took the one unoccupied chair and placed it where he could watch the burnished light in her red hair. Cited from Calumet "K", by Samuel Merwin and Henry Kitchell Webster
  • She got a cloth and burnished them until they shone like gold. Cited from Princess, by Mary Greenway McClelland
  • Their first care was to burnish up their armour and their weapons. Cited from The Seven Champions of Christendom, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • It burnishes it, as it were, and yet leaves it as dark as ever. Cited from American Notebooks, V2,by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • These I exchanged with my mother for more perfect ones which I could burnish. Cited from Confessions of Boyhood, by John Albee
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