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shiny

shin·y

shiny

 
pronunciation:
shaI ni
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: shinier, shiniest
definition 1: having a gloss; polished.
His shoes were nice and shiny.
 
synonyms:
glossy
similar words:
satiny, sleek
definition 2: glowing with light; bright; shining.
The surface of the pond was shiny in the sun.
synonyms:
bright, glowing
similar words:
brilliant, dazzling, gleaming, radiant, shimmering, sparkling
derivation: shininess (n.)
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