What is another word for Honing?

Pronunciation: [hˈə͡ʊnɪŋ] (IPA)

Honing is a term that describes the process of sharpening or refining something. There are several synonyms for honing that are commonly used in various contexts. Some of the popular synonyms for honing include perfecting, improving, enhancing, polishing, refining, and developing. To perfect something is to take it to a point of excellence or faultlessness. Improving refers to making something better or increasing its quality. Enhancing implies adding superior qualities or making something more valuable. Polishing is the art of making something shiny or smooth. Refining is the action of purifying or filtering something to make it better. Developing suggests the progression or growth of something towards perfection.

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Usage examples for Honing

As he awaited the fatal signal he tested the edge of his horrible weapon by Honing it upon his brawny forearm or decapitated in rapid succession a flock of sheep which had been provided by the admirers of his fell but necessary office.
"Ulysses"
James Joyce
I'm just Honing to see him to tell him that if he values his health he'll drop that scheme at the close of the year, which closes to-day."
"John March, Southerner"
George W. Cable
You were conceited and provoking, and have let yourself be led into a nasty scrape-that's the long and short of the matter; but it is only hugging your own self-importance to sit Honing and moaning up here.
"The Pillars of the House, V1"
Charlotte M. Yonge

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