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  • adv. In a shiny manner.


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  • Of the many chances Scotland bombed, the most shinily gilt-edged came shortly afterwards when Ross Rennie, a real handful throughout, broke past three English defenders and fatally hesitated before trying to pass to one of Mike Blair or Laidlaw, both clear outside him.

    Six Nations 2012: Andy Robinson statistics fail to ease Scotland agony

  • It is sleekly, shinily wondrous, an object of polished chrome there to be fetishistically fascinating (not unlike the silver-plated, ivory-handled Colt. 45s and suchlike of the Western), but because of the sheer strangeness it is equally as unsettling, equally as creepy.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • As soon as the media saw themselves a shiny shiny shining thing shining shinily in New York City, they pounced!

    Quran Burning Story: This Is How The Media Embarrass Themselves

  • As Clay Shirky writes quite shinily here, a series of lawsuits and circumstances cut off pretty much all other music distribution channels online.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I hope you're having a day that's totally shinily and awesomely Fabuloso, starting a year that's even shinily and awesomely Moreso, with whipped cream, sparkles, and extra kittens!

    Because I Am Actually Unbelievably Shallow, I Enjoy Reading Celebrity Gossip

  • The old mahogany chairs upholstered in hair cloth were shinily forbidding.

    Chicken Little Jane

  • His idea of a Prince of Mervo was something statuesquely aloof, something -- he could not express it exactly -- on the lines of the illustrations in the Zenda stories in the magazines -- about eight feet high and shinily magnificent, something that would give the place a tone.

    The Prince and Betty

  • Oh yes, that was it, Vincent thought; the shinily varnished cheap furniture had almost disappeared, and the excellent proportions of the old rooms could be seen.

    The Brimming Cup

  • Dunleavy was shinily present, her ash-blond hair in a new coiffure.

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • The members of the Second Presbyterian Church, of which Fanny Warham was about the most exemplary and assiduous female member, would hardly have recognized the face encircled by that triple row of curl-papered locks, shinily plastered with quince-seed liquor.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume I


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