Associations to the word «Polished»
POLISHED, adjective. Made smooth or shiny by polishing.
POLISHED, adjective. Refined, elegant.
POLISHED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of polish
POLISHED OFF, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of polish off (to remove polish; or to finish something)
POLISHED RICE, noun. Rice with the husk or outer brown layers removed.
POLISHED THE PEARL, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of polish the pearl
POLISHED, adjective. Perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver".
POLISHED, adjective. Showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters".
POLISHED, adjective. (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice".
POLISHED, adjective. (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.