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  • n  the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  • v  be bright by reflecting or casting light
  • v  emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
  • v  be shiny, as if wet
  • v  be distinguished or eminent
    His talent shines
  • v  be clear and obvious
  • v  have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
  • v  throw or flash the light of (a lamp)
  • v  touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • v  experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
  • v  make (a surface) shine
    shine the silver, please

  • When an icon becomes President, however, she loses her shine.
  • When reporters asked about his affiliation with Islam, he joked that he was going to have four wives: one to shine his shoes, one to feed him grapes, one to rub oil on his muscles .
  • There are two ways to make your car's roof shine.
News & Articles

  • Jumpers shine in state for Maple Grove
    Maple Grove seniors Katharine Roeterin and Madison Ordner picked up two medals in jump competition at last Saturday’s state track … The post Jumpers shine in state for Maple Grove appeared first on Press and News .
    June 13, 2013 - Dayton Press & News
  • OFFSTAGE: Florida Georgia Line Takes Me to 'Shine School
    ( CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that's happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I wasn't completely sold on Florida Georgia Line 's No. 1 hit "Get Your Shine On" at first. I mean, come on.
    June 13, 2013 -
  • Farmers Market to be open Thursday - rain or shine
    LOWER MAKEFIELD -- The Lower Makefield Farmers Market will be open for business on Thursday, rain or shine, organizers said.
    June 12, 2013 - Bucks County Courier Times

  • President Bush in Reuters
    Our economy is large and it's open and flexible. Our capital markets are some of the deepest and most liquid. And the long-term health and strong foundation of our economy will shine through and be reflected in currency values,Bush said.
  • James Dolan in USA Today
    And Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan appeared to be taking a shot at LeBron when, speaking of Stoudemire signing on, he said: "It takes courage to play where the lights shine the brightest."
  • Bill Lockyer in CNET
    The Hewlett-Packard incident has helped shine a national spotlight on a major privacy protection problem,Attorney General Bill Lockyer said in a statement. "With its governance reforms, this settlement should help guide companies across...

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