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 for sunshine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunshine \Sun"shine`\, a.
     Sunshiny; bright. --Shak. "Sunshine hours." --Keble.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunshine \Sun"shine`\, n.
     1. The light of the sun, or the place where it shines; the
        direct rays of the sun, the place where they fall, or the
        warmth and light which they give.
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              But all sunshine, as when his beams at noon
              Culminate from the equator.           --Milton.
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     2. Anything which has a warming and cheering influence like
        that of the rays of the sun; warmth; illumination;
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              That man that sits within a monarch's heart,
              And ripens in the sunshine of his favor. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the rays of the sun; "the shingles were weathered by the
           sun and wind" [syn: sunlight, sunshine, sun]
      2: moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities [syn: fair
         weather, sunshine, temperateness]
      3: the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers
         added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room" [syn:
         cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshine] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  87 Moby Thesaurus words for "sunshine":
     Saturnia regna, Saturnian age, age of Aquarius, beatification,
     beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness,
     broad day, cheer, cheerfulness, clarion, clear, cloud nine,
     cloudless, dawn, day, day glow, daylight, dayshine, daytide,
     daytime, delectation, delight, dusk, ecstasy, ecstatics, elation,
     enchantment, era of prosperity, exaltation, exhilaration,
     exuberance, fair weather, felicity, fine, full sun, gaiety,
     gladness, glee, golden age, golden era, golden time, good times,
     green flash, halcyon days, happiness, heaven, heyday, high spirits,
     intoxication, joy, joyance, joyfulness, light of day, midday sun,
     millennium, noonlight, noontide light, overhappiness,
     overjoyfulness, palmy days, paradise, piping times, pleasant,
     prosperity, rainless, rapture, ravishment, ray of sunshine,
     reign of Saturn, rosy era, seventh heaven, shine, sun, sun spark,
     sunbeam, sunbreak, sunburst, sunlight, sunny, sunshiny, transport,
     twilight, unalloyed happiness, utopia

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