Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shining; bright; luminous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Shining; radiant.

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  • adjective shining; radiant

Etymologies

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a- +‎ shine

Examples

  • But that devotchka was smecking away ha ha ha now with her droogs at the bar, her red rot working and her zoobies ashine, not having no - ticed Dim's filthy vulgarity.

    Where's the show?

  • When a ray from a lantern (the three pedestrians of the party carried each one) fell on Mr. Moore's face, you could see an unusual, because a lively, spark dancing in his eyes, and a new-found vivacity mantling on his dark physiognomy; and when the rector's visage was illuminated, his hard features were revealed all agrin and ashine with glee.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • An arrowlike shape, ashine in the light of the distant sun, glided from orbit and dwindled into heaven.

    Genesis

  • Slim and sleek, faintly ashine by their light, it dwindled fast to his vision, accelerating.

    Starfarers

  • Twice a Standard thrust them aside as he hastened on his errand, ashine in the livery of the state or a private master.

    Starfarers

  • Pressed tightly to the wall between them was Yazz, bright eyes ashine in the gloom of this level, lips drawn back to show fangs near as formidable as those of Bojor.

    Flight in Yiktor

  • The sky was ashine with stars, thousands glittering on a velvet blue backdrop.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The sky was ashine with stars, thousands glittering on a velvet blue backdrop.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The sky was ashine with stars, thousands glittering on a velvet blue backdrop.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The sky was ashine with stars, thousands glittering on a velvet blue backdrop.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

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