Grind and Polish


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Grind verb – To make smooth by friction.
Usage example: after they are ground and polished, these stones can be used for jewelry

Polish is a synonym for grind in sharpen topic. In some cases you can use "Polish" instead a verb "Grind", when it comes to topics like smooth.
Nearby Words: grinding, grinder, grinded
Synonyms for Grind


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Polish verb – To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure.
Usage example: you'll need to polish your shoes with a clean rag before the performance

Grind is a synonym for polish. You can use "Grind" instead the word "Polish" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: polished, polishing, polisher
Synonyms for Polish

How words are described

long long grind long polish
original original grind original polish
cheap cheap grind cheap polish
real real grind real polish
Other adjectives: little, traditional.

Common collocations

world grind world polish world
skills grind skills polish skills

Both words in one sentence

  • Hilariously, the two kanji in her name separate into "to chafe, rub, polish, or grind", & "to torment, scold, or chastise".
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