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Refulgence vs. Shine

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Refulgencenoun

the quality of being refulgent; refulgency

Refulgencenoun

The quality of being refulgent; brilliancy; splender; radiance.

Shineverb

(intransitive) To reflect light.

Refulgencenoun

the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

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Shineverb

(intransitive) To be effulgent in splendour or beauty.

Shineverb

(transitive) To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).

‘I shone my light into the darkness to see what was making the noise.’;

Shineverb

(transitive) To cause to shine, as a light.

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Shineverb

To polish a cricket ball using saliva and one’s clothing.

Shinenoun

Brightness from reflected light.

Shinenoun

Excellence in quality or appearance.

Shinenoun

Shoeshine.

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Shinenoun

Sunshine.

Shinenoun

(cricket) The amount of shininess on a cricket ball, or on each side of the ball.

Shinenoun

(slang) A liking for a person; a fancy.

‘She's certainly taken a shine to you.’;

Shineverb

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.

‘Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine.’; ‘God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Cghrist.’; ‘Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster.’;

Shineverb

To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.

‘Once brightest shined this child of heat and air.’;

Shineverb

To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.

‘Few are qualified to shine in company; but it in most men's power to be agreeable.’;

Shineverb

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.

Shinenoun

A liking for a person; a fancy.

Shinenoun

Caper; antic; row.

Shineadjective

Shining; sheen.

Shinenoun

the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

Shineverb

be bright by reflecting or casting light;

‘Drive carefully--the wet road reflects’;

Shineverb

emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light;

‘The sun shone bright that day’; ‘The fire beamed on their faces’;

Shineverb

be distinguished or eminent;

‘His talent shines’;

Shineverb

especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink;

‘Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna’;

Shineverb

touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly;

‘Light fell on her face’; ‘The sun shone on the fields’; ‘The light struck the golden necklace’; ‘A strange sound struck my ears’;

Shineverb

experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion;

‘She was beaming with joy’; ‘Her face radiated with happiness’;

Shineverb

(of surfaces) make shine;

‘shine the silver, please’; ‘polish my shoes’;

Shinenoun

a quality of brightness produced when light is reflected on something

‘my hair has lost its shine’;

Shinenoun

an act of rubbing something to give it a shiny surface

‘Archie's shoes got a quick shine from a boy with a cloth’;

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