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noun as in sheen


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For decades, an overwhelming majority of NBA draft picks have attended major conferences, which boast gargantuan budgets, shiny facilities and countless opportunities for exposure.

If you tempered it correctly, it should look shiny when it hardens and snap when you take a bite.

When Lee started to work again with his monkeys, he says, “I was amazed at how shiny the floors were.”

Instagram has more than a billion users and is arguably Facebook’s shiniest product for brands and creators, but it’s also not immune to bullying, harassment and toxicity as it has grown beyond a place for pretty, filtered pictures.

The only trouble was that many buyers of these shiny new grown-up toys had no clue how to cook in them.

From Eater

Beneath the glow plates in the overhead, his pink scalp gleamed with the soft, burnished shininess of a well-polished apple.

His eye caught an old tub, its shininess dulled, its hull faintly scarred.

Mr. Jabez gave premonitory symptoms of a small joke by increasing in shininess.

Out of all nature they felt their function was to extract the grayness and shininess.

His friends had long remarked the disappearance of his shininess.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shininess, such as: glaze, gleam, gloss, luster, patina, and shimmer.

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