Definition of 'burnished'
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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)Tadeusz reached inside his jacket and pulled out a burnished pewter hip flask. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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Used Occasionally. burnished is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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