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  • adj. Receiving lots of sunshine; frequently sunny.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered with sunlight


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  • We had only recently taken up residence in the sun-drenched breezy balconied rooms on the second floor.

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  • "Luck" is set at Santa Anita, the sun-drenched Art Deco racetrack near Los Angeles.

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  • "I'm as mad as you are with what's going on in Washington," Manchin says in the ad, which features the candidate standing in front of a sun-drenched, hilly landscape.

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  • Eight years later, she planted 20 acres of cabernet, syrah and other grapes on a sun-drenched parcel in the hills.

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  • For my brother and me, while we were living in the epicenter of the terrorist attacks, we needed to know that our mother, living amidst the sun-drenched palm trees of southern Florida was not scared, or alone.

    Enid Borden: America's Moms: No Holiday From Hunger

  • The 10,000-square-foot home is on 500 acres of land in Calistoga and includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, a guesthouse and caretaker's unit, a private pond, a bocce ball court, an olive farm, a skeet-shooting range, a professional grade equestrian stable, a full-size basketball court and a sun-drenched pool surrounded by flagstone and offering an unbelievable view of Knights Valley.

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  • Duane Schuler's lighting designs are important, as "Fidelio" is an opera of contrasts between the darkness of the dungeon, the daylight of the end of Act I when the prisoners are allowed out of their cells and the sun-drenched finale, when the prisoners are liberated and, in this production, the villain, Pizzaro, apparently hanged.

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  • The cycling route then leads you to a narrow path sandwiched between the turquoise, sun-drenched Atlantic Ocean and salt marshes homing rare sea birds.

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  • Think the axis of American ingenuity lies squarely in sun-drenched California?

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  • Most of which – as of around 6.30pm on Saturday when a sun-drenched, hospitality-flushed Old Trafford crowd acclaimed Jade Dernbach's decisive two-wicket burst – seem to have come good at just the right moment.

    Andy Flower calls it right for England ahead of Indian summer

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