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Definition of shine:

  1. A liking for a person; a fancy.
  2. Caper; antic; row.
  3. Shining; sheen.
  4. Sunshine; fair weather.
  5. The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
  6. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
  7. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
  8. To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
  9. To cause to shine, as a light.
  10. To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
  11. To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.

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burn, come to, caper, bedazzle, gag, glance, manifest, give away, flicker, decrease, ruminate, contemplate, antic, treatment, fondness, effulgence, affect, brush up, mull, smash a record, trick, smoothen, offer, fall upon, capriccio, mull over, fluorescence, descend, preference, glistening, give back, radiancy, mint, strickle, muse, rub, collide with, come upon, happen upon, impress, round, detoxification, meditate, radiate, chance upon, glint, flow, practical joke, attain, catch someone's fancy, rub out, lessen, irradiate, refulgence, finish, be someone's type, deflect, flourish, air, down, impinge on, ray, furbish, transmit, tone, broadcast, devolve, gleaming, smooth, monkeyshine, shining, return, luminesce, strike, think over, chew over, escapade, come down, twinkle, glisten, relish, take up, flame, fall down, appetite, refulgency, thrive, dido, display, love, taste, diversify, ponder, cut a fine/ridiculous etc. figure, express yourself, roguery, sleekness, hang, feel/look like a million dollars/bucks, assume, light upon, sweep, glaze, distinguish yourself, excogitate, surrender, use, chance on, shavie, excise, round off, clean, like, gleam, be/look a picture, polish, dazzle, discover, fancy, take, partiality, fall, knavery, settle, trump, smooth out, catch the light, suit, perform, go down, sheen, shimmer, run into, cap, peek, radiance, hit, send, precipitate, fine-tune, love affair, bedazzle, scour, coin, wipe, wax, glare, coordinate, blink, rag, sleek, glow, nail, speculate, frolic, beam, polish up, luminance, buff, reflect, make history, twinkling, glistering, purification, mirror, favor, come across, glimmer, render, glitter, upstage, dab, diminish, scrub, move, expunge, show, rinse, excel, voice, refine, gloss, jest, luminescence, flower, accrue, come, waggery, pass, brush, glowing, walk out, scratch, make no secret of something, reverberate, beckon.

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