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noun as in brightness, shine

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At Jezebel, Jia Tolentino said the regimented, precision-edged sheen of the same concert tour made her think of Swift as “an animated mannequin, a Rockette on XR Adderall.”

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The icy sheen on sidewalks and driveways makes the mere act of walking extremely hazardous.

They’ll likely lose a few followers after the sheen wears off.

If you took away the sheen of HBO, the nudity and the British setting, much of “Industry’s” sudsiness would have been right at home in a prime-time Shondaland slot at ABC in recent years.

Made of strong ceramic and glazed with a metallic gold sheen, this is a mug that commands attention even before you notice the embedded Infinity Stones.

Michael Sheen on his psychologically rigorous role in Masters of Sex—and his romance with Sarah Silverman.

Sheen plays Bill Masters as a doctor with a God complex, if God had been a sex researcher masking tons of insecurities.

Sheen saw this coming because he has always taken the long view of his character.

As wily as his character when asked about it, Sheen proved himself to be a master of the media, feinting with a good sound bite.

In his rendition Charlie Sheen stands in a foyer and overturns a bucket filled with checks, not ice water.

He knew that this elegant city, resplendent and glorious in the sheen of the setting sun, would soon be a living hell.

I like sus-sus-pen-sheen bridges that fly from bank to bank, with one big step, like a gang-plank.

When he woke he wondered where he was; but as through the porthole he saw the sheen of the sea he remembered everything.

A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.

It is probably the bright sheen of the water that draws the fluttering moths into its depths.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sheen, such as: glaze, gleam, gloss, luster, patina, and shimmer.

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