Examples of furbish in a Sentence
the warrior furbished his sword and shield so that they glinted in the sunlight
Recent Examples of furbish from the Web
The furry couple will move into a ritzy new nine-million-euro ($10 million) compound, furbished with Chinese-style pavilions, red lanterns, a climbing area and a mountain landscape.
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Origin and Etymology of furbish
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbuff, burnish, dress, polish, gloss, grind, rub, shine, smooth, smoothen
Related Wordssleek, slick; coat, glaze, japan, lacquer, varnish; face, finish, veneer; brighten; file, rasp, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scour, scrape, scrub; bob, bone, lap
Near Antonymsrough (up), roughen, ruffle, scuff (up)
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