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 glitter. [1913 Webster]

All that glisters is not gold. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

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  • 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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