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Definitions of shining

  1.   abounding with sunlight a bright sunny day one shining norming John Muir when it is warm and shiny
  2.   made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing reflecting a sheen or glow bright silver candlesticks a burnished brass knocker she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves rows of shining glasses shiny black patents
  3.   reflecting light glistening bodies of swimmers the horse's glossy coat lustrous auburn hair saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet shining white enamel
  4.   the work of making something shine by polishing it the shining of shoes provided a meager living
  5.   marked by exceptional merit had shining virtues and few faults a shining example
  6.   emitting or radiating light the shining sun gazed up at the shining heavens
  7.   reflecting an inner radiance with shining eyes
  8.   of Shine
  9.   Emitting light esp in a continuous manner radiant as shining lamps also bright by the reflection of light as shining armor
  10.   Splendid illustrious brilliant distinguished conspicious as a shining example of charity
  11.   Emission or reflection of light
  12.   Having the surface smooth and polished said of leaves the surfaces of shells etc
  13.   Giving light radiant distinguished as a shining instance of bravery
  14.   Shiningly
  15.   Scattering light bright resplendent conspicuous
  16.   Effusion or clearness of light brightness
  17.   Gleaming resplendent illustrious
  18.   Effusion of light brightness
  19.   Bright splendid distinguished in bot applied to a smooth and polished surface
  20.   Clearness of light brightness

Quotes of shining

  1. I conclude therefore that this star is not some kind of comet or a fiery meteor but that it is a star shining in the firmament itself one that has never previously been seen before our time in any age since the beginning of the world – Tycho Brahe
  2. Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it most people aim at it all people fear it and few love it unless in themselves A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another – Lord Chesterfield
  3. He who loves never grows old God it a shining example – Sri Chinmoy
  4. The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water shining and slowly moving the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades It is a river of grass – Marjory Stoneman Douglas
  5. What is fame an empty bubble Gold a transient shining trouble – James Grainger
  6. Two hundred and fifty mummies covered in gold Something like this cannot be explained mummy after mummy covered in shining gold – Zahi Hawass
  7. Time will bring to light whatever is hidden it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor – Horace
  8. The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining – John F. Kennedy
  9. Men we don't need you to be a knight in shining armor We just need you to be a little bit brave just a little bit And some of them are and that's what he does – Virginia Madsen
  10. We are told to let our light shine and if it does we won't need to tell anybody it does Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining they just shine – Dwight L. Moody
  11. Shining through tears like April suns in showers that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em – Thomas Otway
  12. I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful Stephen King reaches all kinds of people In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand which was terrible – Anne Rice
  13. Also there is a similitude of a Trinity shining in the body soul and spirit – George Ripley
  14. The weather is perfect The gods are shining on us – Frank Shorter

Usage examples for shining

  1. Why I am his mother it is the shining sun himself – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  2. In the morning the sun will be shining and things will seem different – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  3. “ I am quite well since yesterday my lord returned the factor his face shining with pleasure – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  4. Do you see something shining there held in a little trembling hand – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  5. John Slidell was already shining beside him – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  6. Suddenly he stopped and stared at something shining in the road – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  7. Some veil had cleared away his eyes were shining – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  8. “ Mr Wallingford glanced out of the window at the shining cab and smiled – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  9. “ Bertha's eyes were shining like stars ” – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  10. Then do you imagine my dear girl that I sent for all this with the silly idea of shining in Angouleme ” – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  11. The sun is always shining for us ” – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  12. I'm so glad breathed Miss Sally with shining eyes and so is Juliana – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  13. Oh oh she said at length and her shining eyes were turned from the groom to me and back and forth between us if you could have seen your faces – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  14. But the path of the just is as a shining light that shineth more and more even unto perfect day – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  15. Look to clear Heaven shining above thee – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  16. The shining lights will certainly be down at Alston ” – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  17. Ivra returned to shore her face shining – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  18. “ I met them just now his little face was shining like a star – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  19. When I came out the sky was clear and the stars were shining – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald

Rhymes for shining