glistering

glistering
adjective
having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
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bugle beads all aglitter

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glinting eyes

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glinting water

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his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent

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shop window full of glittering Christmas trees

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glittery costume jewelry

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scintillant mica

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the scintillating stars

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a dress with sparkly sequins

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`glistering' is an archaic term

Syn:
Similar to: ↑bright
Derivationally related forms: ↑sparkle (for: ↑sparkly), ↑scintillate (for: ↑scintillant), ↑glitter (for: ↑glittery), ↑coruscate (for: ↑coruscant)

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  • Glistering — Glister Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glistering — n. glitter, sparkle; brilliance v. (Archaic) shine or sparkle brightly; glisten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aglitter — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coruscant — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulgid — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glinting — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light (Freq. 4) bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry …   Useful english dictionary

  • glittering — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light (Freq. 6) bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry …   Useful english dictionary

  • glittery — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scintillant — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scintillating — adjective 1. brilliantly clever scintillating wit a play full of scintillating dialogue • Similar to: ↑intelligent 2. marked by high spirits or excitement his fertile effervescent mind scintillating personality …   Useful english dictionary

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