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1. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • smooth
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • shine
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • absorb
  • ungroomed
  • ascending
  • high

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Words that Rhyme with Polish

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  • elish
  • embellish
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Example sentences of the word polish


1. Noun, singular or mass
Color in a scratch with clear nail polish if the clear finish of your wood table has been scratched.

2. Adjective
Rub each part of the hinge with polish and a rag.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Washing and rinsing your sponge prevents you from rubbing tarnish-causing substances back into the jewelry as you polish.

Quotes containing the word polish


1. I'm a big believer than a great bit is a great bit - if I go and see someone I love, like Robert Klein. I want to hear some classics and some new stuff. But a great stand-up bit takes a long time to really polish and perfect, and they're beautiful things when they're done.
- Jerry Seinfeld

2. Nude nail polish wins hands down over intricate nail art.
- Ashley Madekwe

3. Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
- Anne Bradstreet

2. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Synonyms

  • civilize
  • better
  • fine-tune
  • amend
  • civilise
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • refine
  • overrefine
  • school
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • cultivate
  • over-refine

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • difficult
  • staccato
  • dullness

3. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] the property of being smooth and shiny.

Synonyms

  • radiance
  • French polish
  • smoothness
  • burnish
  • glaze
  • gloss
  • glossiness
  • refulgency
  • effulgence
  • shine
  • radiancy

Antonyms

  • artless
  • dull
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

4. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • finish
  • perfection
  • flawlessness
  • culture
  • ne plus ultra

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • leader
  • achromatic
  • understate

5. Polish

noun. the Slavic language of Poland.

Synonyms

  • Slavonic
  • Slavonic language
  • Slavic

6. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] a preparation used in polishing.

Synonyms

  • Simoniz
  • formulation
  • shoe polish
  • blacking

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rough
  • coarse
  • unironed

7. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state.

Synonyms

  • polish up
  • hone
  • round
  • brush up
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • compound
  • simple
  • stormy
  • undiplomatic
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