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  Words related to shining

Related / Similar Words: polishing, glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, bright, sunshiny, sunny, burnished

 

Definition:
  • the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living";
  • reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse''s glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel";
  • abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny";
  • made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents";
  • marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example";

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    Hyponyms: shoeshine

     

    Derivational Morphology: polish, smooth, smoothen, shine

     

    Anagrams: hissing

     

     
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