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Word: burnish

Definition: make shiny by rubbing; polish


Sentences Containing 'burnish'

Started with three buses and trucks; initially operated "Royal Mail" service and slowly introduced its passenger version to Mansai Ghat, Burnish Ghat, Alipurduar, Tufanganj, etc. Initially the vehicles were of Thames and Chevrolet make, later they were replaced by vehicles from Ford makes.
Yet, in saying this, I do but indirectly burnish a little brighter the noble merit of the poem and the poet.

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