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burnish
used in The Hidden Oracle

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Definition
polish and make shiny — especially metal

or more generally:  to improve something — especially the impression that something makes
  • One was a tall boy of about thirteen, his skin burnished bronze and his cornrows woven like DNA helixes.
    p. 85.7

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