Part of speech:
Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
Of relatively little weight; not heavy:
The definition of glorious is a person or thing that is magnificent and worthy of high praise.
Transmitting light, heat, or other radiation. Stars, for example, are radiant bodies.
Outstanding; remarkable; noteworthy
Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Easy to notice; obvious:
Having a smooth, shiny appearance or finish
Of or relating to a light bulb containing a filament that is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
The definition of iridescent is something that has rainbow like colors.
Giving off a soft glow
Worth noticing; significant
Shining radiantly; resplendent.
Brilliantly showy; magnificent or sumptuous; splendid
(Rare) Glowing, gleaming, etc.
Animated, brilliant, or highly skilled:
Worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish
Polished in speech and behavior, esp. in a specious way; unctuous
A smooth glossy finish or appearance; luster.
A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, used for women's dresses.
Brightness; shininess; luster
A decorative facing, as of brick.
To shed light on; illuminate.
To twinkle, as a star
Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.
Bright; shining; radiant.
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To fall on; shine on
To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
To shine or reflect with intermittent flashes of light; gleam, flash, or glitter
In a smooth manner
(Intransitive) To be on fire, especially producing a lot of flames and light.
(Intransitive) To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness.
To emit (light) in slight, intermittent gleams.
To emit a dim, intermittent light:
To illuminate; light up
To shine, especially with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
To shed light on; illuminate.
(Intransitive) To burn or shine unsteadily. To burn or shine with a wavering light.
To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
Reflect is something that doesn't absorb or that mirrors back whatever is coming into it or looking at it.
To clean or shine with a buff or treated cloth
To burnish is to polish or shine something by rubbing.
To excel is defined as to be very good at something.
To arrive at or attain the end of:
To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a dazzling or painfully bright light.
Gloss is defined as to make or become shiny, or to hide.
To wax is to polish something using a special substance designed for shining or protecting or to remove unwanted hair by applying a warmed sticky substance to it and then using paper to pull off the hairs that stick to the substance.
To excel or be superior to
To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly:
In a light manner; lightly.
(Intransitive) To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
(Now Rare) To brighten by rubbing or scouring; polish; burnish
Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
To produce a flower or flowers; blossom.
(Obs.) To blossom
To apply a glaze to:
To make sleek; slick:
To set on fire or subject to combustion, as in order to produce heat, light, or power
To be made clean
Thrive means to grow strong and healthy.
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