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sun

noun

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1 the light given off by the star around which the planet Earth revolves
  • be sure to wear sunscreen if you plan to spend more than a few minutes in the sun

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2 a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light
  • the incomprehensible vastness of a universe filled with billions of suns

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3 the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
  • I'm afraid that for this long trip we shall have to leave with the sun

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4 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • Olympians basking in the sun of athletic achievement while the public still remembers them

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The first known use of sun was before the 12th century

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sun

sunbaked

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“Sun.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sun. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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