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shiny

shin·y

shiny

 
pronunciation:
shaI ni
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: shinier, shiniest
definition 1: lustrous; glossy.
shiny boots
 
synonyms:
glossy, lustrous
antonyms:
dull
similar words:
burnished, lambent, polished, satin, satiny, sleek
definition 2: glowing with light; bright; shining.
synonyms:
agleam, beamy, bright, glowing
similar words:
brilliant, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, gleaming, glimmering, liquid, lustrous, radiant, resplendent, scintillating, shimmering, sparkling
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