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sparkles

verb
present tense third-person singular of sparkle

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1 to give off sparks
  • while fireworks that sparkle may be entertaining to look at, they can be highly dangerous when used indoors

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2 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the crystal sparkled in the sunlight

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sparkles

noun
plural of sparkle

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“Sparkles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sparkles. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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