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shining

[shahy-ning] /ˈʃaɪ nɪŋ/
adjective
1.
radiant; gleaming; bright.
2.
resplendent; brilliant:
shining talents.
3.
conspicuously fine:
a shining example.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English s(c)hininge, schininde, Old English scinende; see shine1, -ing2
Related forms
shiningly, adverb
self-shining, adjective
unshining, adjective
Synonyms
1. glistening, effulgent. See bright. 2. lustrous. 3. outstanding, distinguished, eminent, prime, splendid.
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