In other words, a glaring, prison-yard spotlight has been shone down on the large number of women who fake it.
Shepherds abiding in the field” saw colorful Christmas lights that “shone round about them.
But how could you a call a signature talent that shone for more than four decades in show business tiresome?
The problem for him and his is that he has shone the spotlight a bit too brightly on the wrong side of the debate.
But as far as character goes, no one has shone more brightly than Rick.
The daylight shone, not into his shop alone, but into his heart as well.
The roads were frozen hard, and shone like silver in the ruts.
Both exerted themselves, and it was hard to say which shone the most.'
In all other respects, save one, he shone with no light but such as was reflected from his brother.
The moon now shone forth, and, turning in the saddle, I looked back upon the road we had passed.
Old English scinan "shed light, be radiant, be resplendent, iluminate," of persons, "be conspicuous" (class I strong verb; past tense scan, past participle scinen), from Proto-Germanic *skinan (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German skinan, Old Norse and Old Frisian skina, Dutch schijnen, German scheinen, Gothic skeinan "to shine, appear"), from PIE root *skai- (2) "to gleam, shine, flicker" (cf. Sanskrit chaya "brilliance, luster; shadow," Greek skia "shade," Old Church Slavonic sinati "to flash up, shine," Albanian he "shadow"). Transitive meaning "to black (boots)" is from 1610s. Related: Shined (in the shoe polish sense), otherwise shone; shining.
1520s, "brightness," from shine (v.). Meaning "polish given to a pair of boots" is from 1871. Derogatory meaning "black person" is from 1908. Phrase to take a shine to "fancy" is American English slang from 1839, perhaps from shine up to "attempt to please as a suitor." Shiner is from late 14c. as "something that shines;" sense of "black eye" first recorded 1904.
An uproar; a confused struggle; donnybrook
[1821+ Nautical; origin unknown; perhaps fr Irish sinteag, ''skip, caper''; perhaps fr shinny, the name of a rough hockeylike schoolboy game; perhaps fr Romany chindi, ''a cut, a cutting up'']