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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sheen.


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  • I bolted upright, gasping, heart slamming in my chest, body sheened with sweat.

    Mercy Kill

  • The upper end of the tank, full width, was a broad spillway, sheened with an inch of smooth-slipping water.


  • Their jewels and cloth of gold, the deeply rich velvets and finely sheened silks that adorn them, are all eclipsed by their own insurmountable beauty.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • His white shirt was unbuttoned halfway down and sweat sheened on his muscular chest.

    Kresley Cole Immortals After Dark: The Clan MacRieve

  • The skin of his broad chest was damp with sweat and rain and sheened in the moonlight.

    Kresley Cole Immortals After Dark: The Clan MacRieve

  • Jake looked excited, his face already sheened with sweat, his eyes seeming about to leap from their sockets.


  • The parking lot is full, the grass is covered with cars, there are even cars out on the street, everywhere there are cars, and in each car are people sheened with sweat, going nacreous as onions fried in butter; I can see through their clammy melting skin to the dry dusty dust of their bones.

    Wine Poetry

  • Southward, Saturn's great semi disc gave about one-half more Lunar shining; but in that direction, the wilderness sheened pale amber.

    The Clique

  • He looked up then; his face was dead-white, unshaven and sheened with a cold sweat that had soaked his hair and shirt.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • I didn't like the look on his face; already pale under the bruises, it was lightly sheened with dampness.

    Sick Cycle Carousel


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