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glittering

adjective

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glittering

verb
present participle of glitter

Synonyms of glittering (Entry 2 of 2)

to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the queen's crown glittered under the glare of the TV lights

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The first known use of glittering was in the 14th century

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“Glittering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glittering. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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