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He had come to the school "a little savage," so the polished French boys declared.

When I had polished them off, Anthony shook his green-turbaned head.

All the villains and other unnecessary people would be polished off.

The polished duke was more inexorable than the stern hidalgo.

Suddenly she dropped the brush; it rattled and spun on the polished floor.

I should like to have polished off that Pierce senior as he deserves.

And how then can polished manners be a revelation of what is within?

It was before the world had polished his surface bright and hard.

Helen has lived much in the world, and has polished manners.

Fortunately the composition was polished, affording little friction.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "made smooth;" early 15c., "elegant;" past participle adjective from polish (v.).

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