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burnish
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • The group of trees, with their dark leaves shining like burnished metal in the light of the setting sun, were sufficient to mark the house even had Miss Hunter not been standing smiling on the door-step.

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  • burnished bronze
  • burnish her reputation

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