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  • verbgive off or reflect light
  • verbpolish, burnish

synonyms for shone

  • beam
  • blink
  • burn
  • dazzle
  • flash
  • flicker
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glisten
  • glitter
  • glow
  • illuminate
  • radiate
  • shimmer
  • sparkle
  • twinkle
  • bedazzle
  • blaze
  • deflect
  • flare
  • glimmer
  • illumine
  • incandesce
  • irradiate
  • luminesce
  • mirror
  • scintillate
  • emit light
  • give light

antonyms for shone

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  • darken
  • dull
  • dull
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How to use shone in a sentence

The sun shone and the birds sang, and the day was beautiful without when she at last fell asleep again.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
When it cleared, the valley was a solid expanse of white, and the stars shone out as if in an Arctic sky.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A red moon hung above the mournful hills, and the stars shone in their myriads.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Louis turned on him a countenance, in which all that Wharton had conjured up in that noble soul, shone bright in the moon-light.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The Southern sun shone from a cloudless sky; a light, keen wind blowing from the distant snow-clad Canigou set the blood tingling.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The rays of the ascending sun were bright upon it: and the superb palace of the Spanish kings shone in its fullest splendour.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She was dressed in her brightest skirt and fairly shone with the abundance of cheap jewelry she wore.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The little faces shone like polished bronze; they held their hands out, their bare feet pattered in the sand.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The colours of the rainbow shone there in pale tints, and the flaring sunshine could not enter.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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