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synonyms for shellac

  • defeat
  • strike
  • trounce
  • varnish
See also synonyms for: shellacking
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antonyms for shellac

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  • lose
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How to use shellac in a sentence

These crystallize rapidly in the heat, forming a shiny, viscous shellac known as amberat.
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When partially exhausted the aluminum shutters are dipped into a bath of shellac.
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When the stone is warm wipe off the oil which the heat has driven out and apply a couple of coats of shellac to the broken ends.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
When the shellac is thoroughly dry, warm the stone again to melt the shellac, and clamp the pieces together.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Good white shellac makes the best finish for the seat; the stool itself may be finished to suit.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
This metal tube should be coated with thick shellac, and the paper tube slipped over it for 1 in.
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The wood should be well coated with shellac varnish before it is placed in the water.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
A protecting covering of bookbinder's paper is placed over the winding and the completed ring given a coat of shellac.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
A paper scale is then mounted upon the brass base provided for it by means of some thin shellac.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
I moved around enough to get some shellac and brush and make a place, a block is this big, to paint.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHELLAC

  • attack
  • beat
  • castigate
  • clobber
  • criticize
  • drub
  • flay
  • lash out at
  • lick
  • rail at
  • shellac
  • whip
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