Synonyms courtesy of Thesaurus.com.
Because “shone” should never be used.
It’s not a real word.
Oh, it tries, and it’s in the dictionary and all – but come on.
Nobody ever uses it in real life when they’re speaking, so don’t put it in your stories.
And if YOU use it in real life while speaking, get help.
If there are 29 better ways to say a word, use a few that you see all the time. We are creating pleasure reading. Don’t make your story harder to read than is absolutely necessary.
- emit light
- give light