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
The shining cities that rise where the desert meets the Gulf may be in for harder times.
But what unfolded before him — jubilant dancing, bright shining faces of boys and girls alike — compelled him to move a little closer.
Taylor was one of us, a shining beacon of what football means to the area.
Jackson is alone in more ways than one as the shining beacon of Louisville athletics right now.
Given the strong dose of color underfoot, Depp was able to forgo distracting accessories but added a dainty gold necklace and small hoop earrings for a shining finish.
That’s without even mentioning the sparkling blue of the Munsu water park or the shining silver roof of the May Day stadium.
And, once again, his effort was his shining trait against Purdue.
This ensemble builds gradually to a fortissimo climax, yet Norma is expected to send her voice — with its most shining brilliance and power — soaring above the din.
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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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