The property of being smooth and shiny.
Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature†, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more
Roget 845: beauty, the beautiful, to kalon [Gr.], le beau ideal. [Science of the perception of beauty] aesthetics, callaesthetics†. [-beauty of people] pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, ... show more
Dutch: glans, glos, glosse
A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality:
— They performed with great polish.
A preparation used in polishing.
Dutch: glans, glansmiddel, poets, poetsmiddel
The Slavic language of Poland.
Polish: polszczyzna, język polski
Make (a surface) shine:
— Polish my shoes.
Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more
Dutch: oppoetsen, poetsen, slijpen
Bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state:
— Polish your social manners.
Dutch: polijsten, verfijnen
Of or relating to Poland or its people or culture.
Moby thesaurus: Atticism, abradant, abrasive, acculturation, acquired taste, aluminum oxide, ameliorate, appreciation of excellence, appropriateness, auto polish, beautify, better, breeding, brighten, brighten up, brightness, brilliance, brush up, buff, bump off ... show more.
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