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See definition of varnishing on Dictionary.com
  • as inextenuating
  • as inpainting

synonyms for varnishing

  • condoning
  • diminishing
  • justifying
  • lessening
  • mitigating
  • moderating
  • qualifying
  • reducing
  • softening
  • whitewashing
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How to use varnishing in a sentence

When the glue is sufficiently dry, the next thing is to make the veneer smooth and fit for varnishing.
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CLOCK BUSINESS FOR THE PAST SIXTY YEARS, AND LIFE OF CHAUNCEY JEROMECHAUNCEY JEROME
Before varnishing, clean off all grease and oil with benzine and see that paint is bright.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
In varnishing ebonized wood a little drop black must be added to the varnish or it will give a brown shade.
SECRETS OF WISE MEN, CHEMISTS AND GREAT PHYSICIANSWILLIAM K. DAVID
It is far and away the most suitable liquid for the purpose, and without it varnishing would be very difficult and unsatisfactory.
THE ROMANCE OF WAR INVENTIONSTHOMAS W. CORBIN
On Varnishing Day Stanfield urged that the sails were untrue.
TURNERC. LEWIS HIND
In those days the members of the Academy were allowed four varnishing days.
TURNERC. LEWIS HIND
"Why, I could do that," murmured the girl who was so busy varnishing the aeroplane wings.
THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
An excellent type of brush is that made of black Siberian bear hair for fine varnishing.
WOOD-BLOCK PRINTINGF. MORLEY FLETCHER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VARNISHING

  • condoning
  • diminishing
  • justifying
  • lessening
  • mitigating
  • moderating
  • qualifying
  • reducing
  • softening
  • varnishing
  • whitewashing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.