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shone

verb
variants: or shined
past tense of 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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“Shone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shone. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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