His mother had been shut up in her room for some time. When she came out, her eyes were shiny and wet, and her mouth was trembling.
And he wiped his shiny forehead.
He was a thick-set man on short legs, with a broad, ruddy countenance, shiny, black hair and full black beard.
made with prints from the papers and colored postcards. Photographs of soubrettes and dancers with their painted mouths smiled from the shiny cardboard, enlivening the chaste aspect of the redoubt.
A tick of a frown creased her shiny forehead.
As I went to her, she pulled off the handkerchief and held towards me a shiny brass ornament. You thoroughly deserve this.
But her eyes, too, were shiny with unshed tears.
Glokta glanced at his shiny pate.
He was dressed, as one would expect, in a grey nankin coat, shiny with wear at the waist and the collar.
He wore a dark blue demob suit, already shiny at the elbows and the cuffs, and his face was sallow with a tired tropical tan.
reflecting light: lustrous, glistening, sheeny, bright, glossy, shining
having a shiny surface or coating: glassy, glass-like, vitrified, vitreous, icy, calendered, glossy, glazed
made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow: burnished, polished, bright, lustrous, shining