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polishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of polish

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1 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
  • you'll need to polish your shoes with a clean rag before the performance

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2 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done
  • once you polish the article a bit, it'll be ready to submit

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“Polishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/polishes. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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