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noun as in brightness; polish

verb as in polish, burnish

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They will do it,” Revels declared, “as certainly as the sun shines in the heavens.

Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.

But it is the emotional acuity that shines through all these works that makes your heart sing.

What is the quality of the sentient light they encounter, that “shines not burns”?

Songs of Innocence chugs, broods, ruminates and occasionally shines.

After a little while Yung Pak got used to these "monkey shines," and he knew that his pet would not stay away long after mealtime.

Yet, if one looks closely, under the froth and foppery, some of the charm and perception of the man still shines through.

When I can cease to remember that the sun shines, that I exist—then, perhaps, I may forget you; but not till then.

Beside autocratic kingship it shines with a white light; it is obviously the portal of the future.

The cloud of these coming enemy reinforcements has cast its shadow over us for awhile and now the sun shines again.


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On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shines, such as: gleam, gloss, shimmer, sparkle, glitz, and sheen.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.