sunstruck


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sunstruck

(ˈsʌnˌstrʌk)
adj
1. (Medicine) suffering from sunstroke
2. poetic (of a landscape for example) struck by the sun, having the sun's light shining on it
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Adj.1.sunstruck - lighted by sunlight; "the sunlit slopes of the canyon"; "violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
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A dark battle line lay upon a sunstruck clearing that gleamed orange color.
As a Southern Californian, I had never known the awe of a sunstruck moment.
In the spring of 2009, my father and I went to Killeen to dispose of her estate: two single-wide trailers on adjacent lots of sunstruck land near Fort Hood, one filled with books and memorabilia, the other, unenterable, the late home of her seventeen cats.
Wet pinegrass and sunstruck lupine, midmorning in July; pipsissewa and bunchberry dogwood, cream-scented, mingling with the drier scent of paintbrush and the wet fur of a deer's belly from where it has just crashed through the sedgy marsh (that rich waterspray vaporizing in the rising warmth of the day).
I'm not the gung-ho fisher I once was, yet whether it's a few squid, a quick snorkel or a sunstruck idea at the jetty, I'm still feeding off the ocean in every possible sense and I owe it a debt.
Sunstruck as I am and shorn and the world's poorest woman
I see you where a butterfly Once rested on a sunstruck stone Blindly ablaze as you walked by Alone--content to be alone.
Long before, the swelling, paling sun had already boiled the four central rivers away, but along their pitted beds the slaves stumbled and swayed, starving and thirsty and sunstruck, their masters disemboweled or indifferent or mad.
Bombshell also features sunstruck pine, which is the first woman's fragrance to use this note, according to Knitowski.
On the level of incident, The Pregnant Widow is a 300-plus page 'What I Did on My Summer Vacation' essay, duplicating all too well the sunstruck torpor of an extended holiday.
The sunstruck crowd for the Bank Holiday Monday leg of the Evolution Weekender voted with their feet, turning out in predictable numbers for a man who, the day before, hit number one in the singles chart.
The centerpiece was All Together Now, 2008, shot in LA's swank Standard Hotel and along the sunstruck ditch that imprisons the Los Angeles River, with interludes in an underground laboratory and at the beach.