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shine

Informal short for moonshine (whisky)
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The world's biggest mobile phone operator stressed concerns about growth in areas such as Asia, taking the shine off news of a large share buyback programme and full-year earnings that beat market expectations.
Vale enjoyed total domination of the opening half hour with only poor finishing taking the shine off their performance.
But the number of people not looking for a job increased again, while wages rose, taking the shine off the figures.

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