Definition of 'burnished'
Example sentences containing 'burnished'
As the machine lifted, it caught the sun above the forest margins, and burnished the fair hair falling carelessly over her forehead.A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)
The form of his grey Stetson had lost its definition, and the burnished highlights of his dark eyes were conspicuously absent.DANSVILLE (2002) THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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