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glister

play
verb glis·ter \ˈglis-tər\

Definition of glister

glistered

glistering

play \-t(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  glitter

glister

noun


Examples of glister in a sentence

  1. <the dew glistered in the soft light of the early morning>



Origin and Etymology of glister

Middle English glistren; akin to Old English glisian


First Known Use: 14th century


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