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Synonyms of shine in English:


  • 1 the sun shone through the window
    emit light, give off light, beam, radiate, gleam, glow, glint, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, flicker, glitter, glisten, shimmer, flash, dazzle, flare, glare, fluoresce
    literary glister
  • 2 she would even shine his shoes for him
    polish, burnish, buff, wax, gloss, brighten, brush, smooth, rub up
  • 3 they shone at university
    excel, be outstanding, be brilliant, be excellent, be very good, be successful, be expert, stand out, be pre-eminent
  • noun

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  • 1 he flinched at the sight of the ravaged face now caught in the shine of the moon
  • 2 linseed oil helps restore the shine to a dull surface
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