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bright, cloudless, unclouded, without a cloud in the sky, fair, fine, light, undimmedView synonyms
- ‘‘It's weird, but I've never felt like an actress,’ says Gallagher, in her undimmed northern accent.’
- ‘The old magic glints undimmed in evocative details.’
- ‘His first album since 1996 reflects his new-found sobriety, its country-rock sound revealing that his melodic sense is happily undimmed.’
- ‘Given his enormous and undimmed skills as a storyteller, that could have been a brilliant book.’
- ‘More than a week on and the power of the pictures shot on the morning of the attack remains undimmed.’
- ‘At one point they literally have icicles hanging from their noses, while children toboggan down a slope beside them, but the clarity and beauty of their singing remains undimmed.’
- ‘Clarke says his enthusiasm for politics is undimmed, and that if his age excludes him from high office, then British politics has become a juvenile pursuit.’
- ‘But even through this uncertainty, Baxter's enthusiasm and wit, and his pleasure at being in France, remain undimmed.’
- ‘After nearly 11 years as chief executive, his confidence is undimmed.’
- ‘The stars at night have a special brilliance undimmed by city lights and close to the door of the cottage there are glowworms.’
- ‘The passion for policy discussion among Lib Dems continues undimmed.’
- ‘His ceaseless energy could therefore be read as undimmed vigour or rising panic, depending on your perspective.’
- ‘But he insists his desire to win trophies is undimmed.’
- ‘He may be stepping down after 18 years in Westminster at the next general election, which is expected in May, but his passion for socialism remains undimmed.’
- ‘Beckett's enthusiasm is undimmed by the gruelling schedule his two jobs enforce.’
- ‘The series officially ended in 1991, but regular repeat showings and a string of one-off Christmas specials has ensured its popularity has remained undimmed.’
- ‘A brain injury precludes his appearances on the ice these days, but no matter, his mental faculties remain gloriously undimmed.’
- ‘No one, however, denied that this was a picture of breathtaking quality, a jewel of Renaissance art, whose gentleness and elegance comes down to us undimmed across the centuries.’
- ‘Unbelievably, it's 20 years old, but its freshness is undimmed and its vision unrivalled.’
- ‘And the heartfelt power of its final moments, in which the point of the title is revealed, remains undimmed after nearly 80 years.’
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