Verbs ending in -ish


These are of interest since the verbs ending in -ir (from which many of these are derived) are one of the types of regular verbs in French. Not included in this list are words like "refurbish" and "overfish" where the root verb already appears in the list.

abolish accomplish admonish astonish banish blandish blemish brandish burnish cherish demolish diminish distinguish embellish establish extinguish famish finish fish flourish furbish furnish garnish impoverish languish lavish nourish perish polish publish punish ravish relinquish relish replenish squish swish tarnish vanish vanquish varnish whish wish

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