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Definition of Polished


  1. of Polish
  2. Made smooth and glossy, as by friction; hence, highly finished; refined; polite; as, polished plate; polished manners; polished verse.

Polished Quotations

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Edmund Burke

When you campaign and have to participate in so many debates just to the win the nomination of your party, you've had a lot of practice. You get to figure out as you go from one debate to another where you made your mistakes. By the time you get to the big debate you're pretty polished.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
Lord Byron

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
Robert Green Ingersoll
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Polished Translations

polished in German is abgeschliffen, polierte
polished in Latin is teres
polished in Swedish is polerad

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