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shine

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1 brightness created by light reflected from a surface
  • The troop inspector insisted on nothing less than a dazzling shine from every pair of shoes in the line of review.
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2 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible
  • By the shine of the full moon we could see the rabbit helping himself to our garden vegetables.
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3 positive regard for something
  • He took quite a shine to the new neighbors.
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shine

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1 to emit rays of light
  • The sun appears to shine particularly brightly in summer because that is when it's closest to the Earth.
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2 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
  • The salesman shined his shoes every morning before leaving the house.
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