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Synonyms for polishingpol·ish·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shining, polishingnoun

    the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it

    "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing"

    Synonyms:
    shining

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  1. List of paraphrases for "polishing":

    buffing, varnish, grinding

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How to use polishing in a sentence?

  1. Otis Williams:

    Every time I've seen it, it's been a tear-jerker, we were at the right place at the right time... And we kept polishing up our act.

  2. Dominic Benhura:

    I was so fascinated by people creating something out of stone, so I asked them if I could help them polishing and finishing their work.

  3. Otis Williams:

    We were at the right place at the right time... And we kept polishing up our act.

  4. Donna Lyerly:

    Before Covid, we were cleaning and polishing, and calling it good. It never occurred to us that we had to kill pathogens, now, we can spend 45 minutes wiping lamp and light switches, remotes, anything anyone would've touched in any way. It all has to be wiped down.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pettish
    • B. pestilent
    • C. agreeable
    • D. plaguey

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