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Sparkly   /spˈɑrkli/   Listen

Marked by high spirits or excitement.  Synonyms: bubbling, effervescent, frothy, scintillating.  "Scintillating personality" , "A row of sparkly cheerleaders"
Having brief brilliant points or flashes of light.  Synonyms: aglitter, coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating.  "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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"Sparkly" Quotes from Famous Books

... could not forget her any more than a wonderful picture. She used to come and kiss me every night before she went to dinner with papa. She always smelled so sweet—whenever I see any flowers, I think of her. And she wore such beautiful dresses and jewels. She loved sparkly things, I guess—sometimes she looked like a fairy queen. Once she had a new lace gown all made of roses of lace and she had a diamond fastened in every rose to make it look like dew. When her hair was down, it came to her knees. She let ...
— Maida's Little Shop • Inez Haynes Irwin

... ribbon. They just slip into our bedroom an' leave 'em all done up in brown paper an' we find 'em after they're gone. They mean it all kind, but I'm so tired of gray worsted and sensible things. Of course I can't have a tree, an' I don't suppose I really want it; but I'd like somethin' all pretty an' sparkly an'—an' silly, you know. An' there's another thing I want—ice cream. An' I want to make myself sick eatin' it, too,—if I want to; an' I want little pink-an'-white sugar pep'mints hung in bags. Samuel, can't ...
— Across the Years • Eleanor H. Porter

... face with hair of bright gold, and deep, large, blue eyes; of soft silken dresses, from the folds of which came the sweetest perfume; of fine trailing laces, fine as the intricate work of a spider's web; of white hands, always warm and soft, and covered with sparkly rings; of a sweet, low voice, that was like the cooing of a dove. All these things come back to me as I write the word "mother." My father, Sir Roland Tayne, was a hearty, handsome, pleasure-loving man. No one ever saw him dull, or ...
— My Mother's Rival - Everyday Life Library No. 4 • Charlotte M. Braeme

Words linked to "Sparkly" :   sparkle, lively, bubbling, bright

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