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burnish
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Catch-22
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  • In April a livelier iris gleamed upon the burnished dove.
  • He couldn’t find her again in the Allied officers’ night club that evening or in the sweltering, burnished, hedonistic bedlam of the black-market restaurant with its vast bobbing wooden trays of elegant food and its chirping flock of bright and lovely girls.
  • When they came out, she came out, dried her shoulders with her own towel and seated herself aloofly in her own spot, her back rigid and a ring of reflected sunlight burnishing her light-blond hair like a halo.

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  • burnished bronze
  • burnish her reputation

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