burnish [bur-nish] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||buff, furbish, glance, glaze, gloss, luster, patina, put on a finish, rub, sheen, shine, smooth, wax|
|Part of Speech:||adjective, noun, verb|
ablaze, actinic, anacamptic, beaming, beamy, blazing, bright, bright as day, bright as noonday, bright as silver, bright as the sun at noonday, burnished, circumfulgent, clear, cloudless, effulgent, epipolic, flimmering, fluorescent, fulgent, fulgid, fulgurant, fulgurous, gairish, garish, glassy, glossy, guttering, heliographic, in a blaze, incandescent, inenubilable, interlucent, irradiated, lambent, light, light as day, light as noonday, light as the sun at noonday, lightsome, lucent, lucid, luciferous, lucific, luculent, luminiferous, luminous, lustrous, meridian, meteoric, nitid, noonday, noontide, orient, phosphorescent, photic, photoelastic, photogenic, photographic, plenilunar, radiant, refractive, refulgent, resplendent, rutilant, scintillant, self, sheeny, shining, shiny, splendent, splendid, stroboscopic, sunny, transplendent, unclouded, unobscured, vivid
|Category:||2. Sensation; special sensation; light; light in general|
shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze; be bright; reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beams; fulgurate., clear up, brighten., lighten, enlighten; levin; light, light up; irradiate, shine upon; give out a light, hang out a light; cast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster upon; illume, illumine, illuminate; relume, strike a light; kindle (set fire to).
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|Category:||4. Extrinsic Affections; personal affections derived from the opinions or feelings of others)|
be conscious of glory; be proud of (pride); exult (boast); be vain of (vanity)., be distinguished; shine (light); shine forth, figure; cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash., rival, surpass; outshine, outrival, outvie, outjump; emulate, eclipse; throw into the shade, cast into the shade; overshadow., live, flourish, glitter, flaunt, gain honor , acquire honor; play first fiddle (be of importance), bear the palm, bear the bell; lead the way; take precedence, take the wall of; gain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions (approbation) [more]; take one's degree, pass one's examination., make a noise, make some noise, make a noise in the world; leave one's mark, exalt one's horn, star it, have a run, be run after; come into vogue, come to the front; raise one's head., enthrone, signalize, immortalize, deify, exalt to the skies; hand one's name down to posterity., consecrate; dedicate to, devote to; enshrine, inscribe, blazon, lionize, blow the trumpet, crown with laurel., confer honor on, reflect honor on; shed a luster on; redound.to one's honor, ennoble., give honor to, do honor to, pay honor to, render honor to; honor, accredit, pay regard to, dignify, glorify; sing praises to (approve); lock up to; exalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate.
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