SHINING

shining

1. [Noun]: the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"

2. 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"

3. 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"

4. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"

5. marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"

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