to do something


  • blandishment

    Blandishments are words or actions that are pleasant and complimentary, intended to persuade someone to do something via a use of flattery.

  • burnish

    To burnish something is to work hard to improve it, such as polishing a metal until it shines.

  • embellish

    If you embellish something, you make it more beautiful by decorating it.

  • abolish

    If someone in authority abolishes a law or practice, they formally put an end to it.

  • refurbish

    When you refurbish something, you repair it in order to improve its appearance or function.

  • admonish

    When you admonish someone, you tell them gently but with seriousness that they have done something wrong; you usually caution and advise them not to do it again.

  • impoverished

    An impoverished person or nation is very poor and stricken by poverty.

  • replenish

    When you replenish something, you refill or restock it.

  • relinquish

    When you relinquish something, you give it up or let it go.

  • diminish

    When something diminishes it becomes smaller.

  • accomplish

    When you accomplish something, such as a difficult task or long project, you are able to complete it or be successful in doing it.

  • perish

    When someone perishes they die, usually due to violence.

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