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Synonyms for varnish
ˈvɑr nɪʃvar·nish

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. varnish

    Synonyms:
    glaze, gloss, disguise, palliate, embellish, sophisticate, furbish

    Antonyms:
    simplify, divest, disembellish, disencumber

Princeton's WordNet

  1. varnishverb

    a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface

  2. varnish, sealverb

    cover with varnish

    Synonyms:
    seal, seal off

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  1. varnishnoun

    Synonyms:
    lacquer

  2. varnishverb

    Synonyms:
    lacquer, japan

  3. varnishverb

    Synonyms:
    polish, adorn, decorate, garnish, gild

  4. varnishverb

    Synonyms:
    palliate, gloss, extenuate, excuse

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. varnishnoun

    Synonyms:
    lacquer, gloss, palliation, extenuation

  2. varnishverb

    Synonyms:
    lacquer, japan, enamel, glaze, gloss over, palliate, extenuate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "varnish":

    veneer, polishing, glaze, gloss

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How to use varnish in a sentence?

  1. National Gallery:

    The painting was removed from the wall to be examined by our conservation team, ‘The Hay Wain’ suffered minor damage to its frame and there was also some disruption to the surface of the varnish on the painting — both of which have now been successfully dealt with.

  2. Anders Fogh Rasmussen:

    I am very much aware, almost painfully aware, about what you call my credibility, that my varnish is scratched. And no one is more sorry about it than myself.

  3. Helen Strudwick:

    The fingerprints were left by craftsmen who made a mistake and touched it before the varnish dried, the discovery was made in 2005, but has not been publicized so far.


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