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synonyms for honing

  • whet
  • acuminate
  • edge
  • file
  • grind
  • make sharp
  • put a point on
  • put an edge on
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Many of our treasured neural capabilities—memory, decision-making—are honed as we explore the world around us.
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After campaigns in recent years against critics in civil society, from lawyers to human rights defenders, the Party has honed in this year on criticism from its inner circle.
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Rather, you should hone in on a specific subtopic of SEO and take it from there.
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Have them research surfing camps, and spend winter break honing their core strength.
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Heading into the next phase of Palantir’s march to the public markets, I was very curious to see how the company would hone its S-1 filing to give itself the best possible shot during its impending debut.
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When and if this public health crisis dissipates, the young entrepreneurs plan to attend college to hone their business skills.
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Yankees pitcher Adam Ottavino turned around his career thanks to a new pitch and better command honed in the confines of a Manhattan storefront.
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Anton Martek, sitting on a pile of hay and honing an ax, looked up and grinned.
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You would miss the football game in Richmond, but we are certainly honing for you, honey.
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With this done, the operation is in general performed, and the wondrous difficulty of honing the razor vanishes.
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WORDS RELATED TO HONING

  • civilizing
  • clarifying
  • cleaning
  • cultivating
  • distillation
  • elevating
  • focusing
  • honing
  • improving
  • perfecting
  • polishing
  • sharpening
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