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Scintillant

adjective
1.
Having brief brilliant points or flashes of light.  Synonyms: aglitter, coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillating, sparkly.  "Glinting eyes" , "Glinting water" , "His glittering eyes were cold and malevolent" , "Shop window full of glittering Christmas trees" , "Glittery costume jewelry" , "Scintillant mica" , "The scintillating stars" , "A dress with sparkly sequins" , "'glistering' is an archaic term"






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"Scintillant" Quotes from Famous Books



... in darting tongues of red flame as the surprised Nerado doubled and then quadrupled his power. Fiercer and fiercer drove in the Nevian flood of force until the whole immense globe of the planetoid was one scintillant ball of scarlet energy, but still the pirates' shield remained intact—at what awful drain of resource, ...
— Triplanetary • Edward Elmer Smith

... scintillant; his nostril grew full; his shoulders fell back as if to exhibit his broad, compact figure in manlier outline; he seemed to feel that forty thousand men and women, and young children were looking upon him ...
— Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, - and His Romaunt Abroad During the War • George Alfred Townsend



Words linked to "Scintillant" :   glistering, scintillate, bright



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