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burnish
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
polish and make shiny — especially metal

or more generally:  to improve something — especially the impression that something makes
  • Mislike me not for my complexion, The shadow'd livery of the burnish'd sun, To whom I am a neighbour, and near bred.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (12% in)

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