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burnish
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The Aeneid
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  • Some at their backs their gilded quivers bore; Their chains of burnish’d gold hung down before.
  • Nor did his eyes less longingly behold The girdle-belt, with nails of burnish’d gold.
  • Then wakeful Palinurus rose, to spy The face of heav’n, and the nocturnal sky; And listen’d ev’ry breath of air to try; Observes the stars, and notes their sliding course, The Pleiads, Hyads, and their wat’ry force; And both the Bears is careful to behold, And bright Orion, arm’d with burnish’d gold.

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  • burnished bronze
  • burnish her reputation

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