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burnish
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Dune
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  • Beneath these talismans, white linen shone around the burnished reflections of the Atreides silver, which had been placed in precise arrangements along the great table—little archipelagos of service waiting beside crystal glasses, each setting squared off before a heavy wooden chair.
  • But there was no persuading tallness out of heat-addled air and that horizon—no bloom or gently shaken thing to mark the passage of a breeze . only dunes and that distant cliff beneath a sky of burnished silver-blue.

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  • burnished bronze
  • burnish her reputation

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