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scintillating

adjective

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scintillating

verb
present participle of scintillate

Synonyms of scintillating (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give off sparks
  • we watched contentedly as our campfire scintillated in the darkness

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2 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the diamond ring scintillated in the sunlight

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The first known use of scintillating was in 1793

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“Scintillating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scintillating. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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