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gleam

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gleam

  1. the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible the door opened a crack and let in a gleam of light from the hallway Synonyms of gleam blaze, flare, fluorescence, glare, light, glow, illumination, incandescence, luminescence, radiance, shineWords Related to gleam flash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheenNear Antonyms of gleam blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow


gleam

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gleam

  1. to shoot forth bursts of light fine china and stemware gleaming in the candlelight Synonyms of gleam coruscate, flame, glance, flash, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink, winkleWords Related to gleam beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow



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