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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpolishedpol‧ished /ˈpɒlɪʃt $ ˈpɑː-/ adjective  1 SHINYshiny because of being rubbed, usually with polish highly polished boots2 GOOD ATdone with great skill and style a polished performance a polished piece of writing3 POLITEpolite, confident, and graceful a polished and confident man
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polishedHer nails were beautifully shaped and polished.a polished and handsome lawyerGuillem is a polished ballerina.He levers his feet into a pair of highly polished black calf Oxfords.His paper-weight and doorstop were of ground and polished foin-stone.The décor was all polished glass tiles and gleaming brass.a polished granite counterpolished mannersa polished oak floorOn one edge of the table a cigarette had burned a nice little groove in the polished oak.For many teachers therefore written language is equated with literary language, with the polished performance of narrative, drama or poetry.A woman is more likely to be put off by a polished performer, if that is all he has to offer.Horizontal sections of enormous redwoods were frequently displayed with single rings identified on the polished surface.All their furniture was made of dark red polished wood.
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