Examples of shining in a Sentence
Her latest movie is a shining example of what a film can be.
the shining moon formed a nice backdrop for our outdoor concert
Recent Examples of shining from the Web
In the meantime, stay tuned for the rest of the month as the brand unveils each new product in all its shining glory.
That 2012 preseason poll was Lane Kiffin's one shining moment as the USC head coach.
Breazeale earned the shining moment opportunity after both Moesquit and Mason McCoy walked to open the inning.
Yet this week presents a shining opportunity for just a little bit of release.
Even though Dunkirk marked a stinging defeat and set the stage for the Blitz of London over the next year, it is remembered in Great Britain as a shining moment.
For fans unable to make it to the tribute this evening, the West family greatly encourages everyone to help them keep his bright light shining and make a donation to the Adam West Fund.
For a shining moment, during the 1960s and the 1970s, salsa songs addressed all that their primary listeners faced: discrimination, inequality, crime.
Then, the barnacles tangled in my hair will be my wedding crown and the shining fish that nibble my skin will be my silver wedding dress.
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First Known Use of shining
before 12th century
Synonymsbeaming, bedazzling, brilliant, candescent, clear, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lucid, luminous, lustrous, radiant, refulgent, sheeny, bright, shiny, splendid
Antonymsdim, dull, lackluster, unbright, unbrilliant
Related Wordsablaze, ardent, blazing, burning, combusting, fiery, flaming, red-hot; agleam, aglitter, blinding, coruscant, flaring, flashing, flickering, gemmy, glancing, glaring, gleaming, glimmering, glinting, glistening, glistering, glittering, scintillant, scintillating, shimmering, shimmery, sparkling, sunny, twinkling, winking; burnished, polished, shined; superbright, ultrabright
Near Antonymsblackened, dark, darkened, darkish, darkling, darksome, dimmed, dusky, gloomy, lightless, murky, obscure, obscured, pitch-black, pitch-dark, somber (or sombre), sunless, tenebrous, unlit; cloudy, shadowlike, shadowy, shady; gray (also grey), leaden, pale, palish
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