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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.”
TAYLOR SWIFT, POP CULTURE WORKHORSECONSTANCE GRADYDECEMBER 11, 2020VOX
The icy sheen on sidewalks and driveways makes the mere act of walking extremely hazardous.
ICE STORMS: INSIDE WINTERTIME’S DREADED, FROZEN MESSJEFFREY HALVERSONDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They’ll likely lose a few followers after the sheen wears off.
WHY BLUNDSTONES ARE A GREAT GIFT FOR ANYONE THIS YEARJAKOB SCHILLERNOVEMBER 10, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.
IN HBO’S SORDID BUT WATCHABLE ‘INDUSTRY,’ THE WORLD NOW BELONGS TO THE ZUPPIESHANK STUEVERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
COFFEE (OR TEA!) MUGS THAT MAKE FOR EASY GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He knew that this elegant city, resplendent and glorious in the sheen of the setting sun, would soon be a living hell.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I like sus-sus-pen-sheen bridges that fly from bank to bank, with one big step, like a gang-plank.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
When he woke he wondered where he was; but as through the porthole he saw the sheen of the sea he remembered everything.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It is probably the bright sheen of the water that draws the fluttering moths into its depths.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEEN

  • flash
  • glare
  • glaze
  • gleam
  • glint
  • glitz
  • gloss
  • lambency
  • light
  • luminosity
  • luster
  • patina
  • radiance
  • rub
  • sheen
  • shimmer
  • show
  • sparkle
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