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burnished (not comparable)

  1. Polished, made shiny by rubbing (especially with a burnisher).
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.

VerbEdit

burnished

  1. simple past tense and past participle of burnish