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Definition 1: the property of being smooth and shiny - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for burnish in the sense of this definition

(burnish is a kind of ...) a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

"admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs" "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"

(burnish is a kind of ...) the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

(... is a kind of burnish ) the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac

(... is a kind of burnish ) a glossy finish on a fabric

Definition 2: polish and make shiny - [verb of contact]

Samples where burnish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • buff the wooden floors
  • buff my shoes

Synonyms for burnish in the sense of this definition

(burnish is a kind of ...) make (a surface) shine

"shine the silver, please" "polish my shoes"

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