(1) The online world is sunlit and quaint, with a jolly host called Papa, who, when they enter, offers his guests a little girl.
(2) For the writers of the software, the upgrade path takes us all towards the sunlit uplands.
(3) Unlike the brightly coloured coral reefs found in shallow, sunlit tropical waters, deepwater coral reefs are found in cold water at depths sunlight doesn't penetrate.
(4) Where most of the UK sees a decline in manufacturing, lay-offs in the steel industry and widespread insecurity about the global economy, George Osborne sees only sunlit uplands, smiling faces and Hovis adverts.
(5) The burst of violence was brief – maybe 15 seconds – just long enough for an adrenaline spike before the storyline jumped back to the present day, where a cockroach was scuttling along a countertop in a quiet, sunlit room.
(6) It is certainly just as well that the Lib Dems enjoy the sunlit uplands while they can: dark clouds, in the ominous shape of European and local elections, are rolling up over the horizon.
(7) Director general Thompson is often in the US, and stayed at the Fairmont in Washington – "a sunlit urban oasis... adjacent to historic Georgetown" – in February 2005, at a cost of £162.84.
(8) And if one will hold on, he will discover that God walks with him, and that God is able to lift you from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope, and transform dark and desolate valleys into sunlit paths of inner peace.” Reverend Pinckney and his congregation understood that spirit.
(9) It comes as a joyful, sunlit contrast to the shut-in world of the bedroom that preceded it, pale faces illuminated by screens.
(10) A few weeks ago, Johnson assured us that “sunlit meadows” lay beyond a leave vote.
(11) Those closer to the action reported the unfazed goalkeeper in his canary yellow jersey to be whistling unconcernedly as he made his way from that sunlit field.
(12) As the Declaration of Principles was signed at a sunlit South Lawn ceremony, Mr Arafat, dressed in chequered keffiyeh and a military uniform, offered his hand to Mr Rabin - the symbolic gesture of reconciliation for which a watching world was waiting.
(13) With no obvious signs of impending doom, the record and hi-fi industries turned their eyes to the sunlit uplands of a new format.
(14) For those minded to hate supermarkets and all their evil works, these have been sunlit days.
(15) The two helicopters broke a quiet, sunlit autumnal morning to land at the logging community’s small airport.
(16) The above indicates that elasmobranch lens epithelial cells contain UV-labile actin filaments, and that near-UV radiation, as is present in the sunlit environment, can break down the actin structure in these cells.
(17) Over cold tea in a sunlit cafe in Greece's second city, Paraskeva says she has written "literally hundreds of letters".
(18) The woman sipping tea in a sunlit garden deep in Afrikaner country does and does not resemble the Zola Budd Britain remembers.
(19) A "secular celebrant", Debbie Malynn, conducted a brief, sunlit ceremony for family and friends of the robber and his wife.
(20) "I have not come as a taskmaster," she said, her eyes elevated towards the room's ornate sunlit ceiling as if focusing on some indefinable spot.
(superl.) Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; hence, shining; bright; brilliant; radiant.
(superl.) Exposed to the rays of the sun; brightened or warmed by the direct rays of the sun; as, a sunny room; the sunny side of a hill.
(superl.) Cheerful; genial; as, a sunny disposition.
(n.) See Sunfish (b).
(1) "Zayani reportedly cited the political sensitivity of naturalising Sunni expatriates and wanted to avoid provoking the opposition," the embassy said.
(2) "It is really a time for cooperation and unity," he said, adding that recent events had shown the need for Iraqis – Sunni, Shia and Kurds – to work together.
(3) he asked in a low voice, referring to the Sunni insurgents sweeping across northern Iraq .
(4) Long-term: The defeat of Isis is a political shaping exercise – you find moderate Sunni leaders, empower and install them in Syria and Iraq.
(5) Security forces have also tried to wrest back the Sunni stronghold of Tikrit from a loose alliance of Isis fighters, other jihadist groups and former Saddam Hussein loyalists.
(6) And the Sunni-Shia conflict driving so much of this is not unlike the Wars of the Reformation– those took a century to conclude ... and still sputter along in Northern Island three centuries later.
(7) The Sunni, driven from power and office by the invaders, were unwilling to accept their newly diminished status.
(8) Asked if his calls for more airstrikes , a ground coalition comprising mainly Sunni Arabs and the deployment of US and international special forces were effectively just a more aggressive re-voicing of current White House strategy, he said: “I don’t agree that’s part of their strategy.
(9) The Sunni side includes ISIS, Jaish al-Islam, JRTN, the 1920s Revolutionary Brigades, and moderate Sunni Arab tribal members.
(10) Supporting a Sunderland side who had last won a home Premier League game back in January, when Stoke City were narrowly defeated, is not a pursuit for the faint-hearted but this was turning into the equivalent of the sudden dawning of a gloriously hot sunny day amid a miserable, cold, wet summer.
(11) It was a sunny Friday night by the seaside, and the atmosphere was spicy with sweat, lager and marijuana smoke.
(12) The Hashd al-Shaabi, a conglomerate of primarily Shia militias that has played a key role in ousting Isis from cities such as Tikrit, appeared to take a backseat in the liberation of Ramadi, ceding the task primarily to the Iraqi elite counter-terrorism force, local police, the Iraqi army and a small group of Sunni tribesmen, backed by US-led airstrikes.
(13) Commentators in the west have thus often explained the Houthi conflict in terms of another Middle East struggle between Sunni and Shia Muslims, a Sunni-led Yemeni government battling a minority Shia rebellion.
(14) The Arab spring demonstrations led by Bahrain’s Shia majority were crushed by the Sunni-ruled government with help from its Gulf Arab neighbours in February 2011.
(15) Many more have received direct threats, either from the advancing militants or members of nearby Sunni communities allied with them.
(16) Nor are the Sunni constituencies that the coalition is supposed to rally against Isis ever going to be convinced of the efficiency of the strategy if Mr Assad, supported by Iran and Russia , is allowed to portray himself as part of a common fight.
(17) Despite that, there has been no equivalent in Islamic history of the Thirty Years' War that pitted Protestant against Catholic in Europe, while for long periods and in many places – not least Iraq despite its recent problems – Shia and Sunni have not only coexisted but widely intermarried.
(18) Saudis and their Sunni Arab allies view Houthi fighters – who belong to the Zaydi sect of Shia Islam – as Iranian proxies and have accused Tehran of militarily backing them, a charge Iran vehemently denies.
(19) As president, I would demand that Iraq’s Shiite-dominated government grant greater autonomy to Sunnis, and would provide direct military support to Sunnis and the Kurds if Baghdad fails to support them” he said.
(20) Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world’s leading centre of Islamic learning, called on Muslims to “ignore the nasty frivolity” of the latest edition.