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burnish
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition
polish and make shiny — especially metal

or more generally:  to improve something — especially the impression that something makes
  • Its beak shone like burnished gold, and its eyes glinted like jet set in yellow stones; its huge white wings were half lifted.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (45% in)

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