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glossy

a photograph printed on paper that has a smooth shiny surface

glossy

[′gläs·ē]
(optics)
Pertaining to a surface from which much more light is specularly reflected than is diffusely reflected.
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They have a genuine authenticity on a double bed that, in contrast, seems to be glossily manufactured for public acceptance and, typically of her apartment, is an ample reminder of her solitariness.
Take My Breath Away is Martin's ninth novel, set in a glossily high profile London firm of solicitors.
Painted with understanding and measured carefulness, the portrait captures the half-shy, half-confident, quizzical look on her well-nourished and well-scrubbed face, glossily ruddy beneath the deftly rendered translucency of her headdress.
But those who have seen the film know that much of the animation is stunning, and this book, besides glossily reproducing frames from ``Prince,'' also explains its complex and occasionally computerized animation process in detail.
The programme comes glossily packaged with slick slogans like:
Glossily illustrated with photographs, maps, and wine labels, the book justifies its $23 price.
In those days the city's principal business was orangegrowing, and as we drove in we passed row after row of lovely, glossily dark-leaved trees.
A glossily entertaining adventure romp with a long-haired Jake Gyllenhaal in terrific form as the acrobatically heroic prince out to save the world.
There's much to be admired in this well-acted, elegant, and glossily shot movie.
Bride and groom pose glossily in some country hotel as their families, all in outfits so new they still have the creases in, try not to embarrass them.
Faulhaber's surfaces are highly polished--even glossily fetishized--suggesting not so much "finish fetish" as Old Master perfectionism.
We've seen gay celebrities such as Ellen De Generes smiling glossily from the pages of Hello