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 for shine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shine \Shine\, a. [AS. sc[imac]n. See Shine, v. i.]
     Shining; sheen. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shine \Shine\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shone (? or ?; 277)
     (archaic Shined); p. pr. & vb. n. Shining.] [OE. shinen,
     schinen, AS. sc[imac]nan; akin to D. schijnen, OFries.
     sk[imac]na, OS. & OHG. sc[imac]nan, G. scheinen, Icel.
     sk[imac]na, Sw. skina, Dan. skinne, Goth. skeinan, and perh.
     to Gr. ??? shadow. [root]157. Cf. Sheer pure, and
     Shimmer.]
     1. 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.
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              Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine. --Shak.
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              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.                --2 Cor. iv.
                                                    6.
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              Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster.
                                                    --Denham.
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     2. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be
        glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
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     3. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty. "So proud she
        shined in her princely state." --Spenser.
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              Once brightest shined this child of heat and air.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit
        brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to
        shine in conversation.
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              Few are qualified to shine in company; but it in
              most men's power to be agreeable.     --Swift.
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     To make the face to shine upon, or To cause the face to
     shine upon, to be propitious to; to be gracious to. --Num.
        vi. 25.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shine \Shine\, v. t.
     1. To cause to shine, as a light. [Obs.]
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              He [God] doth not rain wealth, nor shine honor and
              virtues, upon men equally.            --Bacon.
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     2. 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. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shine \Shine\, n.
     1. The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster,
        gloss; polish; sheen.
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              Now sits not girt with taper's holy shine. --Milton.
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              Fair opening to some court's propitious shine.
                                                    --Pope.
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              The distant shine of the celestial city.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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     2. Sunshine; fair weather.
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              Be it fair or foul, or rain or shine. --Dryden.
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     3. A liking for a person; a fancy. [Slang, U.S.]
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     4. Caper; antic; row. [Slang]
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     To cut up shines, to play pranks. [Slang, U.S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shine
      n 1: the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
           [syn: radiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence,
           refulgence, refulgency]
      v 1: be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully
           --the wet road reflects" [syn: reflect, shine]
      2: emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun
         shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
         [syn: shine, beam]
      3: be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening" [syn:
         glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine]
      4: be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
      5: be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
      6: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or
         pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna" [syn:
         glow, beam, radiate, shine]
      7: throw or flash the light of (a lamp); "Shine the light on
         that window, please"
      8: 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"
         [syn: fall, shine, strike]
      9: 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" [syn: glow, beam,
         radiate, shine]
      10: make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish
          my shoes" [syn: polish, smooth, smoothen, shine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  210 Moby Thesaurus words for "shine":
     Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration,
     affection, afterglow, agape, air glow, antic, ardency, ardor,
     array, attachment, bathtub gin, be born for, be bright,
     be master of, be somebody, be something, beacon, beam, bedazzle,
     beggar description, blaze, blind, bloom, bodily love,
     bootleg liquor, brighten, brighten up, brightness, broad day,
     brotherly love, brush, brush up, buff, burn, burnish, candescence,
     caper, caritas, charity, conjugal love, coruscate, cut a dash,
     cut a figure, cut a swath, dawn, day, day glow, daylight, dayshine,
     daytide, daytime, daze, dazzle, desire, devotion, diffuse light,
     dress, dusk, excel, faithful love, fancy, fanfare, fervor, figure,
     finish, fix, flame, flare, flash, flicker, flourish, flush,
     fondness, free love, free-lovism, freshen, frolic, fulgurate,
     full sun, furbish, furbish up, give light, glance, glare, glaze,
     gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, gloss, glow, green flash,
     heart, hero worship, home brew, hooch, idolatry, idolism,
     idolization, incandesce, incandescence, knock dead, lark,
     lasciviousness, libido, light of day, like, liking, live, love,
     lovemaking, luminesce, luster, make a figure, make a show,
     make a splash, married love, midday sun, monkeyshine, moonshine,
     mountain dew, noonlight, noontide light, outshine, panoply, parade,
     passion, patina, physical love, polish, polish up, pomp,
     popular regard, popularity, radiance, radiate, ray of sunshine,
     regard, renovate, repair, retouch, revive, rub, rub down, rub up,
     sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scintillate, scour, send out rays,
     sentiment, sex, sexual love, sheen, shenanigan, shimmer,
     shine brightly, shine in, shininess, shining light, shoot,
     shoot out rays, show, skylight, sleek, slick, slick down, smooth,
     sparkle, spellbind, spiritual love, splash, splurge, spruce,
     spruce up, stand out, sun spark, sunbeam, sunbreak, sunburst,
     sunlight, sunset glow, sunshine, surpass, tender feeling,
     tender passion, tomfoolery, tone up, touch up, trick, truelove,
     twilight, twinkle, uxoriousness, vamp, vamp up, varnish, wax,
     weakness, white lightning, white mule, worship, yearning
  
  

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