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verb as in burnish


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It was a freak of the frost, sheening the furry coats with a silver nap, but otherwise inflicting no harm.

Pink and white and frail like Dresden china, lilies-of-the-valley at her breast, puce-coloured silk sheening about her.

These hills have a glistening, sheening, laminated appearance, caused by the vast quantities of mica which abounds in them.

But the grand forest, the sheening, cascading brook, and the brown fields were not the same to him that they were the day before.

Where is the sheening bosom, and where the wings that shall welcome the sun in its coming?

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sheening, such as: buff, furbish, glance, glaze, gloss, and luster.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.