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Synonyms for polish

Synonyms for polish

to give a gleaming luster to, usually through friction

to bring to perfection or completion

to improve by making minor changes or additions

polish off: to eat completely or entirely

a radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface

refined, effortless beauty of manner, form, and style

Synonyms for polish

a highly developed state of perfection

a preparation used in polishing

the Slavic language of Poland

bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state

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These things we are told, and in this record of ours we have proof by inference.
The "journal of Astoria," however, which was kept under his own eye, records this union as a high state alliance, and great stroke of policy.
The completion of the Tellurionical Records closed what Lavalle himself was pleased to call the theoretical side of his labours--labours from which the youngest and least impressionable planeur might well have shrunk.
No man," Poe himself wrote, "has recorded, no man has dared to record, the wonders of his inner life.
The furthest records or surmises or inferences simply accept it as existing.
When I glance over my notes and records of the Sherlock Holmes cases between the years '82 and '90, I am faced by so many which present strange and interesting features that it is no easy matter to know which to choose and which to leave.
There are about thirty cases on record, of which the most famous, that of the Countess Cornelia de Baudi Cesenate, was minutely investigated and described by Giuseppe Bianchini, a prebendary of Verona, otherwise distinguished in letters, who published an account of it at Verona in 1731, which he afterwards republished at Rome.
When my convivial host discovered that he had told me so much, and that I was prone to doubtfulness, his foolish pride assumed the task the old vintage had commenced, and so he unearthed written evidence in the form of musty manuscript, and dry official records of the British Colonial Office to support many of the salient features of his remarkable narrative.
The memory may hold record of everything, as it is believed, but it will not be easily entreated to give up its facts, and I find myself striving in vein to recall the things that I must have read that year in the country.
Browning has given us the key, and those volumes a delightful gift to our age-record of so much that is richest in the world of things, and men, and their works--all so much the richer by the great intellect, the great imagination, which has made the record, transmuted them into imperishable things of art:--
Is it a millionaire from the other side, trying to make records, or a member of our bloated aristocracy?
Sir Alfred smiled with the air of one a little proud of his record.
The politicians are wearing me out by pointing to their dirty records with ME, when they could as well use a stick.
Perhaps there was a feeling of delicacy--a backwoods etiquette which restrained them from following him to offer assistance; the court records, from which, mainly, this narrative is drawn, are silent as to anything but the fact.
Immediately this musty record of man's land lust assumes the formidableness of a battle--the quick struggling with the dust.
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