Shadow and Shine


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Shadow noun – Partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays.
Shine is an antonym for shadow.
Nearby Words: shade, shady, shadowy, shadowed, shadowing
Antonyms for Shadow


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Shine noun – The steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible.
Usage example: by the shine of the full moon we could see the rabbit helping himself to our garden vegetables

Shadow is an antonym for shine.
Nearby Words: shining, shiny, shiner
Antonyms for Shine
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How words are described

original original shadow original shine
great great shadow great shine
huge huge shadow huge shine
little little shadow little shine
Other adjectives: distant, young, permanent, yellow, last, different.

Common collocations

place shadow place shine place
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