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  • the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"
  • 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"
  • abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
  • 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"
  • marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "rbry Dunday he gave his car a good polishing"

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  • Shining: Shining or The Shining may refer to: Shining, the creation of moonshine, an illegally produced distilled spirit Shining or spotlighting, a method of
  • Shining (series): series (Shining Force, Shining Force Gaiden, Shining Force Gaiden 2, Shining Force II, Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict, Shining Force CD, Shining Force
  • Shining Force: For information on the Shining series in general, see Shining (series). Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention (シャイニング・フォース 神々の遺産, Shainingu Fōsu:
  • Shining Force II: Shining Force II (シャイニング・フォースII 古えの封印, Shainingu Fōsu Tsū: Inishie no Fūin?, lit. "Shining Force II: The Ancient Seal"), is a tactical role-playing game
  • Shining Star: Shining Star may refer to: Shining Star (Fish Leong album) Shining Star (Jerry Garcia Band album) Shining Star (Jump5 album) "Shining Star" (Earth, Wind
  • The Shining (film): The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and
  • Shining in the Darkness: Shining in the Darkness, released as Shining and the Darkness (シャイニング&ザ・ダクネス?) in Japan, is a 1991 role-playing video game for the Mega Drive/Genesis video
  • Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya: Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya, released in Japan as Shining Force Gaiden II: Jashin no Kakusei (シャイニング・フォース外伝 II ~邪神の覚醒~?), is a 1993 tactical role-playing
  • Shining Soul II: Shining Soul II (シャイニング・ソウル II, Shainingu Souru Tsu?) is an action role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance. It was developed by Nextech and Grasshopper
  • Shining Path: Peru (Spanish: Partido Comunista del Perú), more commonly known as the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), is a communist militant group in Peru. When it

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* With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other. - Charles Dickens

* If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle. - Vincent Van Gogh

* 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. - Lord Chesterfield


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