burnishing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

burnishing

  1. Present participle of burnish.

Noun[edit]

burnishing (plural burnishings)

  1. A polishing.
    • 2001, Kenneth L. Woodward, The Book of Miracles
      Like those of other saints, Mira Bai's life story lies within a number of retellings, each more detailed than the last, so that her biography now includes burnishings that probably would not pass any historian's test.