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  Definition of shining
  1. the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"
  2. 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"
  3. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
  4. 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"
  5. marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"
Similar Words: polishing, glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, bright, sunshiny, sunny, burnished

 

Hyponyms: shoeshine

 

Derivational Morphology: polish, smooth, smoothen, shine

 

Anagrams: hissing

 

 
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