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Synonyms for shiner

a bruise surrounding the eye

Synonyms for shiner

a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye

Related Words

something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)

important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean

any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis

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A shiner fished either along this line or even up under the floating vegetation is effective.
I asked him how many individual shiners he sells a week.
The eventual goal is to allow the shiner to recover enough to get it off the threatened species list, where it has been since 1998.
We presume the ant locked onto the jaw and, by filling the mouth of the shiner, could have led to death of the shiner, but the shiner appeared to be in good health at time of capture.
The Topeka shiner, a minnow that grows to be no larger than three inches in length, was once abundant in many streams and rivers throughout the state.
It's the second time in two days that pictures have emerged that are embarrassing for Evelyn Lozada, Beverly Shiner, a 30-year-old woman who is by no means unattractive, certainly does not have the glamour or stunning beauty of an Evelyn Lozada, and she spoke with RadarOnline.
So it's a pity best man Iain Balshaw was still sporting a sore-looking shiner from a recent moped accident in France during yesterday's wedding rehearsal at 17th century Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh.
8220;You don't hear as much about the disaster in Japan anymore, but there are still many towns - lots of them small towns like Shiner - that are still struggling to recover,” said Spoetzl Brewmaster Jimmy Mauric.
Ms Shiner, who has a masters degree in art and politics, and four sixth-form students are seeking a ruling that the use of kettling "as a standard response to protests" is unlawful.
Ms Shiner, daughter of a human rights lawyer, is launching proceedings against the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police after being detained on Thursday in Trafalgar Square.
Mr Shiner made the allegation as nearly 400,000 secret files on the Iraq War, many alleging torture and beatings, were disclosed on whistleblower website WikiLeaks.
She is there in her yellow dress, a rifleman pops up and blows her away,' The Daily Star quoted Shiner, as saying.
The winner, a big, striking daughter of Indygo Shiner, kept to her task and drew clear to win impressively by three lengths under Uruguayan Julio Cesar Mendez.
The desire to "disrupt any spawning" and thin the population before it can start to reproduce - as well as to "more quickly get a handle on" the shiner population - prompted the quick response, she said,
The immediate thing that hits you when you look at the line-up is livewire frontwoman Kim Waterson, but alongside Gav David (guitar), Benj (correct) Allison (bass) and Ronnie Huxford (drums), you will also notice Shiner Thomas, brother of Bullet For My Valentine drummer Michael 'Moose' Thomas.