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burnished

adjective

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having a shiny surface or finish
  • bright burnished metal is used extensively in that boutique's decor

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burnished

verb
past tense of burnish

Synonyms & Antonyms of burnished (Entry 2 of 2)

to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
  • burnished the floor of the ballroom to a soft luster

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“Burnished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burnished. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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