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Shine

Definition

[n] the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
[v] (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
[v] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
[v] esp. of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
[v] be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
[v] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
[v] be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
[v] be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
[v] throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"
[v] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
[v] be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"


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