shining example
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  • shining example of — perfect example of, wonderful model of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (a) shining example (of something) — a shining example (of something) phrase someone or something that has very impressive qualities Thesaurus: typical or good example of somethingsynonym Main entry: shining …   Useful english dictionary

  • a shining example — of Yankee ingenuity Syn: paragon, model, epitome, archetype, ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, paradigm, quintessence, beau ideal, acme, jewel, flower, treasure …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • a shining example — PARAGON, model, epitome, archetype, ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, paradigm, quintessence, the crème de la crème, the beau idéal, acme, jewel, flower, treasure; informal one in a million, the bee s knees. → shining …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shining — Shin ing, a. 1. Emitting light, esp. in a continuous manner; radiant; as, shining lamps; also, bright by the reflection of light; as, shining armor. Fish . . . with their fins and shining scales. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Splendid; illustrious;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shining — [shī′niŋ] adj. 1. giving off or reflecting light; radiant; bright 2. brilliant; splendid [a shining example] SYN. BRIGHT …   English World dictionary

  • example — noun 1 sth that is typical/demonstrates a point ADJECTIVE ▪ characteristic, classic, prime, quintessential, stellar (AmE), supreme, textbook, typical, ultimate …   Collocations dictionary

  • shining — adjective (only before noun) excellent in a way that is easy to see: a shining example of: O Reilly was a shining example of courage on the battlefield …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shining — I noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it (Freq. 1) the shining of shoes provided a meager living every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing • Syn: ↑polishing • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shining — adjective 1) a shining expanse of water Syn: gleaming, bright, brilliant, illuminated, lustrous, glowing, glinting, sparkling, twinkling, glittering, glistening, shimmering, dazzling, luminous, luminescent, incandescent; literary glistering …   Thesaurus of popular words

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